Gartmore’s Rossi to join Fidelity

Dominic_rossi_410Fidelity International has hired former Gartmore CIO Dominic Rossi as its global CIO for equities.

In his new role, reporting to to Robert Higginbotham, CEO and president, Europe, Rossi will be responsible for Fidelity’s equity investment capabilities including portfolio management, research, derivatives, trading and corporate finance.

Prior to joining Gartmore, Rossi spent a decade at Threadneedle Asset Management, progressively responsible for Latin America and then global and international equities, before becoming head of equities.

Higginbotham said: “Fidelity has one of the deepest equity research and portfolio management teams in the market. We are very focused on bringing this to the benefit of all our customers. Dominic combines a passion for investing with an appreciation of our way of investing.”

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