AUSTRALIA - INVESCO has created the role of head of institutional client relationships and appointed Juliana Howard to position.
CEO Mike O’Brien said: “With INVESCO’s growth path expected to continue, it is vital we focus strategically on bringing in business and servicing new and existing clients.”
Howard will be responsible for managing institutional client relationships at a senior level and will work closely with Peter McClelland, who was made head of institutional sales in November 2006.
Howard was most recently associate director, fund manager relations, at National Australia Bank. Prior to this she was a research consultant and research analyst for over five years with Russell Investment Group and a fixed interest portfolio manager with UBS Global Asset Management.
Earlier this month AMVESCAP, INVESCO’s parent company, named Mark Armour senior managing director and head of worldwide institutional business. He succeeded John Rogers, who resigned from the company and its board of directors.
AMVESCAP has more than A$500bn in funds under management.
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