Pursglove joins Gartmore as head of UK retail Richard Pursglove has joined Gartmore as head of UK r...
Pursglove joins Gartmore as head of UK retail
Richard Pursglove has joined Gartmore as head of UK retail. Pursglove joins the fund management firm from rival Cazenove Capital Management, where he was sales director. He will report to Phil Wagstaff, who joined Gartmore last year as global head of distribution.
Head of comms for Standard Life's platforms
Mark Polson has joined Standard Life Savings as head of communications. Previously head of corporate business at Scottish Life, in his new role Polson will work to raise the profile among advisers of Standard Life's wrap business and FundZone fund supermarket.
Promotions at Mourant Private Wealth
Mourant Private Wealth has appointed Barry Hardisty as head of investment services and Grace Pickering as investment services officer. The pair, who have been at Mourant since 2005 and 2003 respectively, will lead the firm's Investment Services department.
Two hires cement Kleinwort expansion plans
Kleinwort Benson has hired Rhys Francis from SEI and Gilbert Rizk from UBS to lead the expansion of two specialist private banking teams serving high net worth clients. Francis will be responsible for expanding Kleinwort Benson's service provision for mature and inherited wealth clients, while Rizk will focus on individuals and families who have accumulated their wealth in a diverse range of specialist fields, such as the arts, sports and business.
To promote 'long-term investment'
Switching 'hard and expensive'
Smaller funds still packing a punch
To drive progress