F&C has appointed Paras Anand to the new position of head of European equities it was announced today.
The new role has overall responsibility for F&C’s continental European and pan-European equities teams and Anand will report to F&C’s head of equities, Richard Wilson.
Previously, Anand worked at Deutsche Asset Management as director of European equities and has a decade of equities management experience. Anand began his career with INVESCO in 1997 before moving to HSBC Alternative Investments in 2001.
Commenting on the appointment, Wilson says: “"Paras has an outstanding record both as a portfolio manager and also as a team leader. This recruitment represents a further strengthening of our equities business which will help ensure we deliver strong investment performance to our clients.”
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