Tony Watson, Hermes Pensions Management's chief investment officer, has been appointed as non-executive director at Edinburgh Fund Managers.
Additionally, John Wright joins the firm as non-executive chairman. He replaces Colin Ross who retired, having been chairman of the fund manager for the past ten years.
Watson's appointment to the board of Edinburgh Fund Managers is his second within two weeks, since he is also joining the board of Botts Holdings. Last week, it was revealed that Hermes is acquiring a 21% stake in the private equity fund management and investment company Botts Holdings, parent company of Botts & Company.
By Geoffrey Ho
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know if The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is taking the right approach by naming and shaming schemes which breach their auto-enrolment (AE) duties.
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