Love Ventures has hired Faye Williams to take on the newly created role of distribution director.
Williams will be responsible for oversight and day-to-day management of the firm’s business development and marketing.
Love Ventures works with financial advisers investing in Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS), with a focus on fintech, future of work and consumer tech.
Before joining Love Ventures, Williams was at TIME Investments, where she was director of business development and responsible for a 20 strong sales team.
Raymond James Wealth Management
RJWM, the newly created business that comprises both Charles Stanley and Raymond James Investment Services (RJIS), has announced its first two senior appointments.
Sandy Kinney Pritchard has joined as an independent non-executive director and chair of the board of RJWM Limited, and Francesca Hampton as group chief financial officer..
Both will join the RJWM Limited board in February 2024 and will also serve on the respective boards of the underlying regulated entities.
Legal & General Investment Management
LGIM has hired Sam Kulahan as a senior member of its 13 person manager research group, responsible for manager research covering liquid and illiquid assets. He will sit within LGIM’s asset allocation team and work closely with LGIM’s solutions group.
His previous roles include working in Morningstar’s manager research team.
Kulahan’s research will support LGIM’s core model portfolios and tailored solutions for LGIM’s retail model portfolio service (MPS) partners, as well as institutional clients holding external managers in portfolios managed by LGIM.
Lombard Odier Group
Lombard Odier Group has hired Bettina Ducat as co-head of Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) from 5 March 2024.
She will be based in Geneva and will become a limited partner. Ducat will jointly lead LOIM, Lombard Odier’s asset management division, together with managing partner Jean-Pascal Porcherot.
Before joining Lombard Odier, Ducat was CEO of La Financière de l’Echiquier and deputy CEO in charge of asset management of the Primonial Group.
Dimensional Fund Advisors
Dimensional Fund Advisors has promoted global head of research Savina Rizova to co-chief investment officer, alongside co-CEO Gerard O’Reilly, effective 1 February.
As co-CIOs, O’Reilly and Rizova will lead a team of more than 300 investment professionals across six countries.