Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has announced five senior hires to its International Client Group, appointing Emmanuel Archampong, Charlotte Dicker, Markus Weber, Murielle Didier and Teresa Smith as the firm continues to strengthen its international development strategy in Europe and bring the best of WFAM to its clients in the region.
Archampong joins WFAM's London office as head of Insurance, International. He will lead WFAM's insurance business internationally, operating as the strategic lead with direct coverage of the U.K. market and partnering with regional-based client teams. Archampong joins WFAM from Royal London, where he served as Head of Insurance Sales.
Dicker joins WFAM as consultant relations director to work with investment consultants and focus on defined contribution and ESG investment solutions. Also based in London, Dicker will work alongside Joseph Dore, head of Consultant Relations Europe, and Matt Craddock, client director, focusing on growing WFAM's increasing UK institutional presence. She joins WFAM from State Street Global Advisors, where she served as vice president in a similar role.
Joining WFAM's Frankfurt office as client director, Weber is responsible for developing new business with the German and Austrian institutional asset management market. He joins WFAM from Nordea Asset Management, where he served as an institutional sales director.
WFAM has also appointed Murielle Didier as client director. Based at the firm's Paris office, she will advise financial institutions in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, and French-speaking Switzerland. Didier was formerly at JP Morgan AM, where she served as a client advisor for wholesale key accounts in France and Monaco.
Smith joins WFAM's London office as business manager, running the support aspects of the International Client Group and serving as the primary liaison between the business unit and various support partners. She joined WFAM from Janus Henderson Investors, where she served as head of EMEA Institutional Sales Support. Prior to this, Smith served as vice president and head of International Operations for Janus Capital International.