Investment Association elects seven new board members

Investment Association elects seven new board members

The Investment Association has appointed seven new directors to its board at its annual general meeting, following the retirement of seven existing members.

The new board members are Maxime Carmignac from Carmignac, Michael Cohen from Capital International, Paul Feeney from Old Mutual Wealth, Alex Hoctor-Duncan from BlackRock Investment Management, Kim McFarland from Investec Asset Management, Joanna Munro from HSBC Global Asset Management and Mike O’Shea from Premier Asset Management.

Meanwhile, Andrew Formica from Henderson Group, Peter Harrison from Schroders, Andrew Laing from Aberdeen Asset Management and Mark Zinkula from LGIM were re-elected to the board.

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Newton chief executive and IA chair Helena Morrissey said: “The Investment Association has always been fortunate to have strong support from the industry. I would like to thank all our board members who retired this year for their valuable time, contribution and advice.

“I am also delighted to welcome our new board members whose expertise and knowledge will be important in shaping the future of our sector at a critical time.”

Peter Chambers, James Charrington, Robert Higginbotham, Keith Skeoch and Robert Talbut have retired from the board. Will Nott and Tom Rampulla did so after the last AGM.

The board now has 18 members.