Standard Life appoints Investment Director

Standard Life Investments has announced that Gerry Fowler has been appointed as Investment Director, Idea Generation, within the Multi Asset Investment (MAI) Team.

Fowler, who was previously Global Head of Equity and Derivatives Strategy with BNP Paribas, will be part of the 57 strong team providing idea generation, investment recommendations and detailed implementation strategies for our range of MAI funds. Fowler will report directly to Guy Stern, Executive Director of Multi-Asset and Macro Investing at Standard Life Investments.

Commenting on the appointment, Guy Stern said: 'Gerry is a highly skilled strategic analyst with a wealth of experience in equities and equity derivatives and will add to the already impressive range of knowledge and experience within the MAI team. Our Absolute Return and Multi Asset mandates draw on a range of sophisticated investment strategies investing across all asset classes. I’ve no doubt that Gerry’s depth of knowledge will add to our research capability and idea generation for our whole offering.

'Over the last 18 months we have launched four new Multi Asset products, the team is well resourced and we have excellent collaboration across all the fund management teams globally supporting the long term performance of our funds. We constantly strive to provide investors with the best possible solutions and that means having the right people in place to help understand and meet investor’s needs and expectations'.

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