WestAM, the €38 billion global institutional asset management firm, has announce d the appointment of Ian Williams as Head of UK New Business Development and Client Service.
Williams’s role will be to increase WestAM’s presence and client base in the UK. This will involve developing new and existing relationships with key institutional prospects and consultants. Williams will head up a UK team initially consisting of 3 people, and will report directly to Luke Nunneley, WestAM’s Global CEO.
Williams joins WestAM from Morley Fund Management. He was Deputy Director of UK Marketing at Norwich Union Investment Management from 1991 until their merger with CGU to form Morley Fund Management in July 2000. Following the merger, he was appointed Head of UK Institutional Sales for Morley.
Luke Nunneley, said of Williams’s appointment,” We are delighted that Ian has joined us as our Head of UK New Business Development and Client Service. With over 20 years in the investment industry, Ian brings a vast amount of experience to this role and bolsters our UK sales team. We believe that our range of specialist products is well suited to the UK pension fund market and look forward to growing our presence in the UK.”