Tonkinson appointed global head of distribution at SIG/OMAM
Warren Tonkinson has been appointed global head of distribution at Skandia Investment Group and Old Mutual Asset Managers following the decision by Old Mutual Group to merge the two asset management businesses.
The new business – which is going through the merger process and has yet to be named – is headed by OMAM (UK) chief executive Julian Ide.
Mr Tonkinson has over 17 years of retail and wholesale sales experience, spending 13 years working in the asset management industry.
Before joining the new business, he spent nearly 10 years at UBS Global Asset Management where he was most recently managing director and before that in a variety of roles at Fidelity and Prudential.
Mr Ide said: “We are determined to attract quality individuals to enable to grow what will be a successful asset management business. Warren has the range of expertise and talent to help on this journey, so I very much welcome his appointment.”