AUSTRALIA - AMP Capital has poached Sally Boone from JANA Investment Advisors and appointed her portfolio manager to the international and future directions funds team.
In her new role, Boone will contribute to the development and enhancement of the investment strategies of the future directions range of international funds.
She will be responsible for reviewing the managers from both developed and developing markets and advising on the managers with the best fit for inclusion in the future directions funds.
Investment director of the team Sean Henaghan said the new hire had considerable experience in international equity research and a strong reputation in the market for her both her research and client management skills.
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