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BAM appoints new chief executive

Britannic Asset Management has appointed chief operating officer Gavin Stewart as its new chief executive.

He replaces Leslie McIntosh, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities after less than three years in the role.

Britannic Group chief executive Paul Thompson says: “Looking ahead, Britannic Asset Management now faces new opportunities in a different investment market environment and we believe Gavin is the ideal person to take the company forward.”

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