UK - Britannic Asset Management has appointed Gavin Stewart as chief operating officer.
Previously group development director at Aegon UK, Stewart will now be responsible for finance, legal and secretariat, information systems, corporate development, investment trusts and product development. He will join a three strong executive director team.
Commenting on the appointment, Leslie McIntosh, Britannic chief executive, said: “Following my appointment to chief executive in May 2001, I have been keen to strengthen the executive team in order to reallocate some of my previous responsibilities.
“Gavin comes to us with wide ranging experience in financial services and broadly based skills in finance, information systems, investment trusts and product development. I am sure he will add to the strategic direction of the company and be a good fit with the rest of the executive team.’’
Before Aegon Stewart also worked at Scottish Amicable, Prudential and Britannia Life Group, formerly FS Assurance. Stewart joins Britannic in January 2003 and will report directly to McIntosh.
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