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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – Quilter Cheviot, Allspring, Others

Editorial Staff, 7 March 2022


The latest senior moves in wealth and asset management from across Europe and the UK.

Quilter Cheviot
Quilter Cheviot has hired an investment manager and two business development managers for its London office. Kevin Adams is joining as an investment manager from WH Ireland where he worked for more than 23 years. Reporting to investment director Mats Arthursson, he will be responsible for managing client portfolios, working alongside former colleagues James Hughes and Lawrence Cotton who joined Quilter Cheviot in 2019. 

Paul Keogh and Mark Henderson have been appointed as business development managers. Keogh is joining  from Royal London Asset Management. Based in London, he will cover the East of England. Henderson, who is joining from VitalityInvest, will be responsible for sales in London.
They will both report to head of distribution for Quilter Cheviot, David Butler, and will focus on building relationships with financial advisors and their clients. They will also promote Quilter Cheviot’s discretionary wealth management service. 
“We are delighted to be reinforcing our presence in London and East of England with this triple hire as we look to drive growth in 2022 and beyond. We continue to see really strong demand for discretionary wealth management from financial advisors and clients alike and this is no more the case than in and around the capital,” Andrew McGlone, chief executive at Quilter Cheviot, said.

Allspring Global Investments, which oversees $575 billion in assets under management, has appointed Matt Wren as chief technology officer.

Wren is joining from Allspring from BlackRock, where he most recently served as global head of investment technology. Wren will report to Joe Sullivan, Allspring’s chair and chief executive.

Before his role as investment tech head at BlackRock, Wren had various leadership positions at BlackRock, Barclays Global Investors, and Barclays Capital, spanning research, alpha generation, trading, investment operations, and risk management. Wren has spent more than 24 years in the industry and has been based at different times in San Francisco, London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Auckland.  

UK wealth advisory firm Artorius has named Olivia Bucher as wealth planner. She will join Jane Fowke and Kate Thurman to provide wealth and financial planning advice to Artorius’ clients.

Bucher, who has previously worked at Chadwicks Ltd, St James’ Place Wealth Management, and most recently as a financial planner at Mazars, has almost seven years’ experience in financial services. She holds an MSc in economics and is a Chartered MSCI. 

Established in 2015, Artorius is based in Manchester and advises clients across the UK. Artorius currently services £1.5 billion ($2.0 billion) in assets and is owned by management, employees, and a small group of high net worth individual shareholders.

Tilney Smith & Williamson
Tilney Smith & Williamson, the UK wealth management firm which is rebranding to Evelyn Partners later this year, has named business advisor John O’Callaghan as professional services managing partner for Ireland.

O’Callaghan is joining from BDO where he has been a partner since 2006. In his new role, he will lead the group’s top 10 professional services team in Ireland and focus on growing it through organic growth, strategic hires and acquisitions.

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