UK - Pioneer Investments has appointed Roger Price-Haworth to the newly created role of head of institutional & wholesale business UK.
He joins from Insight Investment, where he was head of UK institutional business development and global consultants for the past six years.
Paul Price, global head of institutional at Pioneer, said: "Âï¿½The UK is a strategically important market for us but as a crowded space we have to have on board top quality people in order to compete and gain market share. [Price-Hayworth] brings great experience and credibility and will assume the leadership of a talented team and I know under his guidance the UK business can go from strength to strength.Âï¿½"
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