Old Mutual Global Investors increases client support team - Sharon Power appointed as Head of Client Services

Old Mutual Global Investors (“OMGI”), part of Old Mutual Wealth, has today announced that Sharon Power has been appointed to the role of Head of Client Services.

Sharon, who started at OMGI on Monday 1 February 2016, will report into Warren Tonkinson, Managing Director of OMGI.

As Head of Client Services, Sharon will be responsible for managing OMGI’s client service proposition for both its wholesale and institutional businesses, ensuring that OMGI’s high level of customer care is maintained.  She will work closely with OMGI’s existing client base, to ensure their requirements are met and that they are kept up to date with any relevant company and product developments. She will also act as a client liaison, ensuring customer views and opinions are fed back to the wider business.

Sharon has over 13 years’ experience in client services roles and joins OMGI from Wellington Management International Limited, where she worked as Business Manager (EMEA). In this role she was responsible for managing relationships with both institutional and wholesale clients. Sharon was previously at  Rexiter Capital Management Limited from 2007 as Director of Marketing and Relationship Management.  Prior to that, Sharon worked at State Street Global Advisors.

Warren Tonkinson comments:

“At Old Mutual Global Investors, we pride ourselves on the high quality service we offer to our clients. Sharon has a great deal of experience in managing client relationships and her appointment reinforces the commitment we have to helping them do business as efficiently as possible. I look forward to working with Sharon, to ensure clients’ interests remain at the heart of our organisation, as we continue to grow. ”

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Notes to Editors:

Old Mutual Global Investors:

Old Mutual Global Investors has grown strongly since its creation in August 2012 and now has assets under management of £22.2 billion¹.  The team consists of 230 industry professionals, including a team of 59 investment professionals. As part of Old Mutual Group it has a strong financial parent to support the activation of its business strategy. Old Mutual Global Investors is the asset management division of Old Mutual Wealth. To find out more information please go to:  www.omglobalinvestors.com

Old Mutual Wealth:

Old Mutual Wealth is the leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping people secure their financial future.

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning:

•             Financial advice via the Intrinsic network

•             Platform based wealth management products and services via Old Mutual Wealth in the UK and Old Mutual International globally

•             Asset management solutions via Old Mutual Global Investors

•             Discretionary investment management via Quilter Cheviot

Old Mutual Wealth oversees £98.7 billion¹ in customer investments.

Old Mutual Wealth is part of Old Mutual plc, a FTSE 100 group that  provides investment, savings, insurance and banking services to more than 17 million customers in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. Originating in South Africa in 1845, Old Mutual has been listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges, among others, since 1999.

In the year ended 31 December 2014, the Group reported adjusted operating profit before tax of £1.6 billion (on an IFRS basis) and had £319 billion of funds under management from core operations.

This press release is for journalists only and should not be relied upon by financial advisers or customers.

¹ as at 30 September 2015