The SYZ Banking Group has appointed William Nott as CEO of SYZ Asset Management, effective 7 January 2019.
Nott, who will become a member of the executive committee of the group and a key shareholder of SYZ Asset Management, has extensive experience in the asset management industry gained over the past 35 years in key strategic leadership positions.
As the CEO and chairman of M&G Securities, he achieved significant success during his tenure and saw assets under management grow from GBP 11.7billion to GBP 80.1 billion. As a former board member and executive committee member of M&G Ltd, his corporate governance experience will be an invaluable benefit to the group.
Nott has been a board member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) since 2013 and president since 2017.
Eric Syz, Group CEO, says:“The SYZ Group is immensely pleased to have a proven leader like William Nott join the organisation. His track record in business development, asset management, corporate governance and strategic leadership make him a great match for the SYZ Asset Management position and a fantastic addition to the group.”
Nott says: “I am delighted to be joining the SYZ Group at such an exciting time in its evolution and development. Eric Syz has been a pioneer in his field and I am very excited to be working with him leading the next phase of delivering excellent investment outcomes for our clients.”