Appointment of Executive Director
Schroders plc announces that Peter Harrison, Head of Investment, has been appointed to the Board with immediate effect.
Andrew Beeson, Chairman of Schroders, comments;
“Peter’s appointment to the Board as Head of Investment reflects the strong growth the firm has seen in recent years, managing £268bn as at 31 March 2014. I am delighted to welcome him to the Board.”
There are no further details required to be disclosed in respect of Mr Harrison’s appointment under paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.
For further information, please contact:
Graham Staples, Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7658 6742
Emma Holden, Corporate Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7658 2329
Notes to editors:
Peter Harrison was appointed Head of Investment in May 2014 having previously been Global Head of Equities. He began his career at Schroders in 1988 as an equity analyst. He subsequently held roles at Newton as a portfolio manager, at JPMorgan as Head of Global Equities and Multi-asset, at Deutsche Asset Management as Global Chief Investment Officer and at RWC Partners as Chairman and Chief Executive. Schroders has been a shareholder in RWC since 2010 and Mr Harrison is nonexecutive Chairman.
Schroders is a global asset management company with £268.0 billion under management as at 31 March 2014. Our clients include pension funds, banks and insurance companies, governments, charities, retail investors and high net worth individuals.
With one of the largest networks of offices of any dedicated asset management company, we operate from 37 offices in 27 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.
Further information about Schroders can be found at www.schroders.com
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