UK - London-based investment manager Chiswell Associates has appointed Simon Hill as its new head of pension funds marketing in a bid to attract larger schemes.
Chiswell aims to develop its business, mainly in the £10m-100m bracket. Wins this year include the £10m Presbyterian Church of Wales Pension Scheme, the £25m Leeds & Holbeck Pension Scheme and one undisclosed pension fund.
Last year the firm bagged its first pension fund contract from the £34m Chartered Accountants' Employees Superannuation Scheme.
Hill’s career to date includes vice president, institutional business for Franklin Templeton Investments, senior consultant in the manager advisory practice for Mercer Investment Consulting, and director-level marketing and product development roles for Natwest Investment Management and Citicorp Investment Management.
David Kidd, chief investment officer at Chiswell added: “The fact that, after a lengthy research process, someone of Simon's experience and reputation has chosen to join Chiswell gives us enormous confidence for the future growth of our pension fund business.
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