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Investec announces three offshore appointments

Investec Asset Management has announced three new appointments to its Americas offshore mutual funds sales team.

Randolph Clark will act as regional sales director covering North Eastern US, Canada, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico and South America, while Enrique has been appointed sales manager covering Central and Western United States and Canada and Central America.

Thomas Evans will provide sales support for both Clark and Sanchez-Rivera.

Investec Asset Management Managing Director Richard Garland says: “I am delighted to welcome these new members of the Investec Americas team to the business. The hire of such experienced individuals as Randolph and Enrique demonstrates our commitment to becoming a significant presence in the financial services marketplace of the Americas, and gives us a very strong foundation on which to further build our business.”


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