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Schroders UK Institutional business appoints Head of Sales & Business Development

Schroders’ £73 billion1 UK Institutional business is pleased to announce the senior appointment of John Griffiths as Head of UK Institutional Sales and Business Development. John’s primary focus will be Schroders’ clients and other key stakeholders, including consultants and professional trustees. John joined Schroders this month and will be based in London.

John was most recently at PIMCO where he was Co-head of Northern Europe, predominantly focusing on the development of the business across the UK, Nordic and Benelux Institutional markets. Prior to joining PIMCO John was Head of Pension Fund Development at Santander Global Banking and Markets and before that at Invesco Asset Management.

Neil Walton, Head of UK Institutional Business Development Group, Schroders commented:

“John Griffiths is a key hire for our group. He brings with him a wealth of experience and market knowledge that will help us to continue to discuss, identify and meet our clients needs as the UK market evolves.”

Schroders UK Institutional business has grown significantly in the past few years. At the end of March 2015 it is now managing £73 billion1.

1As at 31 March 2015.

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