UK - Fidelity Investments, the world's largest investment management organisation, has appointed Martin Harris as managing director of UK defined benefits.
Harris will take up the appointment in November and will report to David Stewart, European Institutional Business president.
“As we seek to grow our UK DB business we need to be attuned to the wide ranging needs of institutional investors so that we continue to provide our existing and prospective clients with equity and fixed income products that have a competitive edge,” Stewart commented.
“Martin has a great deal of experience within the institutional market place and he will use this to great effect to guide Fidelity’s UK DB business through the next phase of its development.”
Harris entered the investment industry in 1983 as an equity analyst. Since 1990, he has focussed on business development and marketing to institutional investors within the UK, Continental Europe and Australia.
He is formerly of Gartmore Investments and more recently, head of UK institutional business at First State Investments.
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