T Rowe Price, the USD765 billion global asset manager, has strengthened its UK intermediary team with the appointment of Simon King to lead its client relationship management team that services fund selectors and global financial intermediaries.
In this newly-created role, King’s primary responsibility will be to broaden the company’s engagement in the UK intermediary markeT He will join T Rowe Price later this summer.
King, who joins from Woodford Investment Management, previously spent more than a decade in the sales team at Thames River Capital/F&C.
“Attracting someone of Simon’s calibre to join us at T Rowe Price clearly demonstrates our long-term commitment to the UK intermediary market,” says T Rowe Price Head of UK Business John Yule. “Simon is highly-respected and has a wealth of experience in this space, having held successful roles at Woodford and Thames River Capital/F&C. He will undoubtedly be a great addition to our team.”