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Schroders names new UK intermediary Co-Heads

Schroders is today announcing that it has appointed new Co-Heads to lead its UK Intermediary business.

Sam Gold, the Head of Intermediary Business Development London, and Doug Abbott, Country Head, South Africa, will assume the roles. They have significant experience of the UK intermediary market, as well as a strong track record in servicing a broad range of clients in competitive markets.

Schroders’ UK intermediary business is among the most developed and trusted in the market, supported by our well established investment teams, which together manage £34.3 billion[1] of clients’ assets.

Phil Middleton, who has previously led the UK Intermediary business, is relocating to the US as Head of Institutional Distribution, North America, as Schroders enhances its focus on this strategically important region.

These changes will take place at the end of Q1 2020 following a smooth transition of responsibilities. 

James Rainbow, Head of UK Distribution and Latin America, Schroders, commented:

“Sam and Doug are well-placed to lead the continued development of Schroders’ intermediary business in the UK, building on the excellent work Phil has already achieved.

“These appointments demonstrate the depth of experience that we have and our commitment to promoting internally where possible.”

[1] As at 30 June, 2019


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