Old Mutual Wealth appoints non-execs

handshake 1Old Mutual Wealth Management, the holding company for Skandia and Old Mutual Global Investors, has appointed three independent non-executive directors including the past chief executive of Threadneedle. Simon Davies, who is chairman of the JP Morgan Overseas Investment Trust, has held senior roles at Gartmore – the UK fund manager acquired by Henderson Global Investors in 2011 – and more recently was chairman and chief executive officer at Threadneedle. Ashok Gupta, previously an operating partner at Pearl group, is also a non-executive director at JP Morgan European Smaller Companies Investment Trust. Jane Hanson was previously risk and governance director at Aviva and a director at KPMG. All three appointments are for an initial term of three years, save for Gupta whose term is for one year to provide continuity from the former holding company board of Skandia Life to the board of Old Mutual Wealth. Old Mutual Wealth oversees £75.2 billion (€88.7 billion) in customer investments, as at 30 June 2013. ©2013 funds europe

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

May 13, 2016

Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

Oct 13, 2016

The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.