UK - Multi-manager Friends Ivory & Sime (FIS) has made two new senior hires.
Peter Arthur joins the firm as managing director of retail and institutional business replacing Gary Mairs who has left the firm. He reports to chief executive Howard Carter.
Additionally, Barry Sanjana, who came to FIS as chief investment officer (CIO) in 2000 - joins the board as executive director. Before that he held the post of CIO at Morley Fund Management.
Arthur has been an executive director at the FIS since 1999. Alongside his new role, he will also retain responsibility for investment trusts.
By Madhu Kalia
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