Quilter’s multi-asset unit is set to rebrand as Quilter Investors at the end of June 2018 with a new executive committee.
The multi-asset business, which was split from the single strategy range last year, is the first in the group to adopt the new brand. The move comes after Old Mutual Wealth Management changed its group company name to Quilter.
The executive committee will comprise of Paul Simpson as CEO, Anthony Gillham as head of investments, Mitchell Dean as COO and CFO, Dean Bowden as chief commercial officer, and Anita Masih as head of HR. Fiona Woodhouse will join the committee as the new chief risk officer from Janus Henderson.
Reporting to the committee, Daniella Johnston will join as head of marketing, while Alex Risby will join as head of IT. Johnston most recently served at Aberdeen Standard Investments and Risby most recently served at Royal London Asset Management.
Shawn Rea and Deborah Nash will join from Old Mutual Global Investors, serving as head of finance and head of legal, respectively.
In addition, Matt Leary from Brown Advisory will join as head of operations, while Maziar Alamouti from Agilis Investment Management will join as head of dealing.
“As Quilter Investors, we will continue to pursue our objectives of delivering institutional quality investment management for the retail market, deploying our sophisticated investment process, buying power and expert capability to offer long-term returns that match client expectations. Since establishing the dedicated Multi-Asset investment business in 2017 we have been able to recruit a highly talented team to support the already well-established investment desk, and I’m delighted with the calibre of individual we have been able to bring in,” Simpson said.