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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Charles Stanley, WisdomTree, Others

Editorial Staff

27 April 2018

Charles Stanley
UK wealth manager has elected Monica Maechler to its board of directors.

Maechler served as vice-chair of the board of directors of the integrated Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) from 2009 to 2012, after having been the director of the Swiss Federal Office of Private Insurance from 2007 to 2008.

She has been a member of the boards of Zurich Insurance Group and of Zurich Insurance Company since April 2013.

AXA Investment Managers
has appointed Chris St John as manager of the UK Select Opportunities Fund, effective 31 December.

St John will replace Nigel Thomas, who has announced he will retire in March 2019 after 40 years in asset management.

He joined AXA Framlington in 2005 and is the lead portfolio manager of the AXA Framlington UK Mid Cap Fund and AXA WF Framlington UK Fund.  St John is also back up portfolio manager of AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies.  He has 18 years’ investment experience in UK mid/small cap equities and was previously with F&C Asset Management.

Thomas joined AXA Framlington in 2002. He was previously at Carrington Pembroke (subsequently ABN AMRO and now Artemis Unit Trust Managers) as a private client portfolio manager.