UK - Lindsay Tomlinson, chief executive officer of Barclays Global Investors, Europe, has been elected as chairman of the Investment Management Association.
He succeeds Alan Burton, managing director, mutual funds, Standard Life Investments, who retires later this year.
Tomlinson is a member of BGI’s executive committee and has been responsible for the firm’s European businesses for over 10 years. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and chairman of the FTSE Policy Group.
IMA also elected two new members to its board: Simon Ellis, head of UK retail, Henderson Global Investors and Keith Jones, chief executive officer, Morley Fund Management.
Ellis will also become chairman of IMA’s investment funds committee. The board also consists of Gordon Wood - Abbey National Asset Managers; Ian Jolliffe - Exeter Fund Managers; Barry Bateman – Fidelity Investment Services; Anthony Watson – Hermes Pensions Management; Michael Webb - Invesco Perpetual; Charles Farquharson - Merrill Lynch Investment Managers; Michael McLintock - M&G Securities; Nick Criticos – ISIS Asset Management; Simon Davies - Threadneedle Investment Services and Richard Saunders, chief executive - IMA.
IMA is the trade body for the UK investment management industry, representing some £2,000bn assets in the UK and over £4,600bn worldwide.
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