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Miles O’Connor appointed Chairman of Unigestion UK

Miles O’Connor has previously held the roles of Head of UK Institutional and Head of EMEA Institutional at Schroder Investment Management, and has over 30 years of corporate management experience in Europe. His track record of leading businesses in the financial services sector include senior management roles at Barclays Global Investors...

Unigestion, the boutique asset manager with scale, today announces that Miles O’Connor has been appointed as Chairman of the board of Unigestion UK, based in London.

Miles has previously held the roles of Head of UK Institutional and Head of EMEA Institutional at Schroder Investment Management, and has over 30 years of corporate management experience in Europe. His track record of leading businesses in the financial services sector include senior management roles at Barclays Global Investors and six years as Head of International Business Development at Bank of America / WorldInvest.

Bernard Sabrier, Group Chairman of Unigestion said of the appointment: “We are delighted that Miles is joining the Unigestion family and we have full confidence that he will be successful in guiding the board and mentoring our sales force. With our increasing presence in the UK following this year’s expansion of our London team, we see the region as one of long term growth for Unigestion, as we keep building strong and collaborative relationships across our UK client base. It’s clear from Miles’ experience that his knowledge of the UK market and personal profile within it, will support us in building new relationships with UK investors, as well as strengthen existing ones.”

Miles O’Connor commented: “I am thrilled to be joining a passionate and talented team, at such an exciting time for the UK business. The recent expansion of the London based team is a reflection of Unigestion’s commitment to the region and I look forward to the challenge of further increasing the firm’s UK presence and building strong and collaborative relationships across their client base.”

Next Finance , December 2016

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