UK - Amit Popat, director of UK business development at Northern Trust Global Investments (Europe), has left to join Optimal, a fund of hedge fund manager, fully owned by Banco Santander.
Popat, who has been with NTGI for nearly four years, will be based in London in his new post.
Gordon Hogarth (pictured), head of European sales at Northern Trust Global Investments, said: Amit Popat left NTGI in early June. He was one of two UK sales directors at NTGI, responsible for marketing all of NTGI's products and services to UK institutional investors.
“He had been with NTGI for around three and half years and left to pursue his interests in the fund of hedge funds sector, which is not currently a product area we at NTGI offer in Europe. We are recruiting to fill the position left by Amit.
“In the meantime, his responsibilities are being handled principally by Heico de Boer and Kate Harper – two of NTGI's sales directors. We wish Amit well in his future.”
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