The Moore Group has hired Gottex Fund Management vet Clive Snowdon as group managing director.
Snowdon is the group's first senior hire since the fund business was acquired by First Names Group in January. He replaces Ian Moore who becomes executive chairman of the Moore Group.
Snowdon brings has over 15 years' senior international business and operational experience in alternative assets covering hedge funds, funds of hedge funds and private equity funds. Following his three years with the Switzerland-based Gottex, Snowdon became head of the alternatives fund administration business of Credit Suisse in Guernsey.
Said Moore said in a statement: “I am delighted that Clive is joining the team here at Moore. His experience and skills cover all areas of our business and his familiarity with the Japanese market is an added bonus. Clive’s appointment means that I will be able to concentrate on my new role and I am really looking forward to that challenge.
First Names Group (previously the International Division of IFG Group) is a global, independent provider of trust, corporate and fund administration services, with more than 300 employees and offices in the Isle of Man, Jersey, Cyprus, Switzerland, Ireland, UK, the British Virgin Islands and Japan.