Gartmore is appointing Vivien Gould as head of UK retail products, a position that takes over the strategy and accountability for Gartmore's investment trust business, formerly covered by Michael Wrobel.
Gould will also oversee the structure of Gartmore's 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.”