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MLIM appoints Melvin for strategy and business development role

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers has appointed Sarah Melvin as director of strategy and business development for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Melvin joins from Gartmore Investment Mangement where she was strategy manager heading up a range of projects including reviews of the group’s Japanese and hedge fund businesses. She previously worked at AMP, NPI and CGU.

MLIM chief administrative officer Chris Rimmer says: “As the asset management business grows new opportunities will arise and Sarah will help ensure we are well positioned for this growth. She has extensive knowledge of the market and will be a valuable addition to the team.”

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