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Russell Investments appoints head of UK distribution

City_of_LondonSeattle-based asset manager Russell Investments has appointed Chris Davies as head of UK distribution for retail and wholesale.

In the London-based role Davies is charged with overseeing Russell Investments’ intermediary business in the UK, working closely with a wide range of wholesale and retail clients.

Davies joins Russell Investments from Candriam Investors Group, where he has led that firm’s UK and Ireland sales team for the past three years.

Prior to that, Davies led Fidelity Worldwide’s Wealth Service and Personal Investing sales efforts in the UK.

Earlier in his career he held a number of sales and business development roles at Prudential and Lloyds.

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