GERMANY - Gartmore has extended its European reach with the appointment of Alena Landa as business development manager of the new offices in Frankfurt.
Reporting to Jonathan Cunningham, head of Gartmore’s Continental Europe institutional business, Landa will be responsible for Gartmore’s sales activities to institutional clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Before joining Gartmore, Landa worked in a similar role for Invesco Asset Management in Germany.
By Janet Du Chenne
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
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