Natixis Beefs Up UK Institutional Team

Nov 25 2013 | 8:57am ET

Natixis Global Asset Management has made two appointments to its UK institutional team.

Alex Wharton joins as a manager in the UK institutional business development team while Fred McNeill joins as a manager in the UK consultant relationships team. Both men will be based in London.

Wharton joins from Capita Employee Benefits where he was a business development manager focused on services to UK occupational pension schemes. Prior to that, he spent over 10 years at the Financial Times Group as head of business development in the institutional asset management division.

In his new role, Wharton will report directly to Euan MacLaren, director of UK institutional business development.

McNeill joins from Neptune Investment Management where he was a manager for its institutional business team. He originally joined Neptune in 2006; prior to that he worked for UBS Global Asset Management.

McNeill will report directly to Lucy Johnstone, the director of consultant relationships.

As a further addition to the UK consultant relationships team, Laura Devoucoux will be joining as manager, consultant relationships, also reporting directly to Johnstone. Laura joins from Natixis Asset Management in Paris.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management had assets under management totaling £517.6 billion as of 30 September 2013.


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