Fleming becomes new Threadneedle chief

BoardroomCampbell Fleming will become chief executive of Threadneedle Investments, replacing Crispin Henderson, who takes on a role at Threadneedle's parent company, Ameriprise Financial. Fleming joined UK-based Threadneedle, which is owned by US financial services company Ameriprise Financial, as head of distribution in 2009 and has led sales, marketing and product development at the company. Prior to that he spent 12 years at JP Morgan Asset Management's UK business. “I am delighted that Campbell will lead Threadneedle and have the greatest confidence in his leadership, business acumen and deep understanding of our clients and our business,” says Henderson. Henderson has worked at Threadneedle for ten years and been chief executive since 2007. Prior to that he spent 35 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor firms. Henderson's new role will be as vice chairman of global asset management for Ameriprise Financial, reporting to Ted Truscott, chief executive for global asset management. ©2012 funds europe

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