AJ Bell hires Crux fund manager as investment solutions head

To head up MPS and multi-asset range

Lauren Mason
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AJ Bell has hired the manager of the CRUX UK Core fund Jamie Ward as its head of investment solutions.

The appointment will see Ward try to help continue to grow AJ Bell's £2bn investment business, as he heads up the firm's range of investment solutions, including its managed portfolio service and range of multi-asset funds. Ward spent eight years running the £53m TM CRUX UK Core Growth fund, having moved the mandate across from Oriel Asset Management in 2017. Prior to this, he has held a fund manager role at Brown Shipley, analyst roles at Investec and Wolos Capital, and was responsible for several sectors at Williams de Broë. Kevin Doran, managing director of AJ Bell Investments, sai...

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