Global fund data and technology specialist FE fundinfo has appointed David Bower has its new Head of Asset Management Sales.Bower, who will lead the organisation’s expansion in this area, following the company’s merger and re-brand last year, joins FE fundinfo from Sanlam where he was responsible for leading a variety of strategic change management projects. Prior to this he was Head of Marketing in the EMEA Region for Invesco and has also held senior management positions at BlackRock and iShares.
Bower’s appointment is the latest senior hire made by FE fundinfo, as the company enters its next stage of growth. He joins David Blumer and Hamish Purdey who recently joined the company as Chairman and CEO respectively.
Bower says: “As a client of FE fundinfo for many years I have first-hand experience of the value their services bring to support and connect the investment industry. It’s an exciting time to be joining the company, not only with David and Hamish’s appointment, but also with the developments in our asset management offering in Europe. The global investment industry continues to have to manage increased regulation, competition and deliver better investment outcomes for individuals and institutions alike. I look forward to working with our clients to help them on this journey and to navigate the challenges and opportunities they face.”
Matthew Lawrence, COO at FE fundinfo, adds: “David’s experience and industry know-how will be vital in helping us partner with our Fund Manager clients in a way that enables and empowers their businesses. Our five core client propositions support Fund Managers throughout the entire investment value chain and have all been designed to help fund managers grow and develop their businesses, from creation and distribution of funds to their marketing and sales. With David’s expertise, we will look to expand and enhance these propositions even further to deliver a truly market-leading service for new and existing clients.”