UK - The Investment Management Association (IMA) has appointed Robert Jenkins of F&C Asset Management as chairman.
The appointment was made at the IMA’s annual general meeting on May 22 and Jenkins succeeded Simon Davies from Threadneedle with immediate effect.
Jenkins is the non-executive chairman of F&C Asset Management plc.
Previously, he served as chief executive of F&C Management for seven years before its merger with ISIS Asset Management in October 2004.
Prior to joining F&C, Jenkins spent 16 years with Citibank and 5 years at Credit Suisse.
At Citibank, he had senior management assignments in the Middle East, Switzerland, the US and Japan.
At Credit Suisse, he served as chief investment officer, head of its asset management business in Japan and was subsequently chief operating officer of Credit Suisse Asset Management in London.
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