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Schroders appoints Head of EMEA Marketing and creates new role to focus on digital ambitions

Today Schroders announces the appointment of Courtney Waterman to the role of Head of EMEA Marketing and the internal appointment of Peter Beckett to the newly created role of Head of Content and Digital.

Courtney joins Schroders from BlackRock where she was Head of EMEA Institutional Marketing. She has over 20 years’ experience working in marketing for global asset management companies including Janus Capital International and Fidelity International. Courtney will be responsible for leading the UK and European Marketing teams, as well as creating a strategic framework for in-country teams.

Peter’s role includes responsibility for Digital Marketing, Marketing Services (RFP) and Investment Communications. Peter has been at Schroders for 8 years as Head of UK and International Marketing and has over 15 years’ experience working on content-led marketing initiatives.

Courtney and Peter will be based in London and will report to James Cardew, Global Head of Marketing.

James Cardew, Global Head of Marketing at Schroders, said:

We’re delighted to announce these two appointments within Schroders’ marketing team. As a global business, the development of cross border marketing strategy is of vital importance to the success of the firm and digital is becoming an increasingly important component.

Courtney brings with her unrivalled experience and expertise in delivering international campaigns and Peter’s new role reflects client demand for high quality content through digital channels.”

For further information, please contact:

Lucy Cotter                                         Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 3365/

Sarah Deutscher                                 Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 6139/

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Schroders is a global asset management company with £313.5 billion (€425.4 billion/US$462.1 billion) under management as at 31 December 2015.  Our clients are major financial institutions including pension funds, banks and insurance companies, local and public authorities, governments, charities, high net worth individuals and retail investors.   

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