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Schroders appoints Head of Solutions


26 September 2017

Schroders is today announcing the appointment of Charles Prideaux, who joins Schroders in the new role of Head of Solutions, reporting into Richard Mountford, Global Head of the Product Division.

Charles, who joins Schroders on 02 October, will be responsible for Schroders Solutions business which delivers strategic advice, customisation and risk management to institutional and intermediary investors globally.

Charles’ appointment follows a decision by John McLaughlin to retire from the asset management industry at the end of this year. We thank John for the tremendous contribution he has made to Schroders over the past 24 years.

Prior to joining Schroders, Charles worked for BlackRock and its former companies since 1988, where his past roles included being Head of Institutional Client Business for EMEA, and most recently as Head of Active Investments for EMEA (Equities, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset).

Richard Mountford, Global Head of Product commented:

“Charles has significant investment solutions experience across a broad range of asset classes and I believe our clients will benefit from his talent and knowledge.

“We have big ambitions for our Solutions Business and I look forward to working with Charles and building on this well-established and highly regarded business.”


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