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Pascal joins Bam

Baring Asset Management has appointed Ian Pascal as its new marketing director.

Pascal, who was made redundant by Old Mutual Asset Management at the end of last year, joined BAM this week.

In his new position, he will be responsible for mutual fund promotion throughout Europe and the UK. He will report to global head of marketing Mark Weber.

BAM also announced the appointment of Mary Haly to its UK and European investment team.

Haly, who joins from SG Asset Management, will be part of BAM&#39s UK portfolio construction group, which is responsible for UK equity policy.

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