Rowan Dartington has appointed John Betteridge (pictured) to the position of chief investment officer.
Betteridge, who joined the company in September 2014 as non-executive director and chairman of the asset allocation committee, will be overseeing the discretionary wealth manager’s asset allocation strategy for both private clients and financial advisers throughout the business’ different entities.
He will also be heading up the investment team, communicating investment guidelines and providing support to portfolio managers, investment executives and research analysts.
“John has played a very important role in Rowan Dartington’s recent achievements and it is great to have the opportunity to deepen his involvement in the company’s growth. We expect our assets under management to grow significantly in the coming years and John’s experience is another guarantee that the future is looking bright for Rowan Dartington and our clients,” says executive chairman Graham Coxell.
Betteridge is a well-known industry figure. He was formerly chief investment officer for Prudential UK’s Insurance Division, where he had oversight of assets in excess of GBP150 billion.