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Woodford hires Invesco veteran for new role

Woodford hires Invesco veteran for new role

Woodford Investment Management has hired Tessa Thomson from Invesco Perpetual to the newly-created role of head of third party relationships.

Ms Thomson, currently head of distribution operations at Neil Woodford's old firm, will join his fund management business in the summer, having worked at Invesco for over two decades.

At Woodford, she will be responsible for managing the firm's relationship with external organisations, including the board of the Patient Capital investment trust, depository Northern Trust and service providers Capita and Deloitte.

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Craig Newman, chief executive said: “With her extensive experience, Tessa was the ideal candidate to support our valued relationships with third party providers."