Wright assumes responsibility of the fund from Paul Branigan who will shift his focus to the absolute growth mandate and his role as chief investment officer.
Wright joins from Thames River Capital where he was responsible for pan European stock picking and associated use of derivatives.
Premier sales and marketing managing director Simon Weldon says: “Chris brings a wealth of pan European equity and derivatives experience to Premier. He has already indicated that he has some innovative ideas on the development of the premier dividend fund going forward. We will be taking a closer look at his suggestions and dovetailing these according to demand from the UK adviser market.”