UK - Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has appointed Peter Glynne-Percy as head of research analysis.
Glynne-Percy previously worked for Invesco Asset Management for over 17 years where he held a number of key positions across fund management, operations and risk and was responsible for developing and implementing a global securities database
He will now report directly to Graham Wood, chief investment officer, equities, and oversee the support, ongoing implementation and future development of the research system.
Commenting on the appointment, Graham Wood, said: “Peter has an excellent track record in strategic planning and systems implementation and his experience will be invaluable to support SWIP’s unique research process”.
Lloyds TSB-owned SWIP has around £70bn funds under management, around £15bn of which are institutional assets.
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The Transfers and Re-registration Industry Group (TRIG) has given its support to an initiative which aims to complete occupational pension transfers within three weeks.
Scottish Widows has completed a bulk annuity deal for the Hitachi UK Limited Pension Scheme.