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Gartmore appoints UK retail head

Gartmore is appointing Vivien Gould as head of UK retail products, a position that takes over the strategy and accountability for Gartmore&#39s investment trust business, formerly covered by Michael Wrobel.

Gould will also oversee the structure of Gartmore&#39s unit trust and investment trust product range.

Gould had formerly been with Gartmore on a six month consultancy assignment. She was previously deputy managing director at River & Mercantile.

Gartmore head of UK retail Michael Wrobel says: “We are delighted Vivien has agreed to join us on a full time basis. Her skills and experience in the investment trust sector are exceptional.”

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