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Skandia appoints four to its open architecture business

Skandia’s newly created asset management division has made four new appointments to form the senior team for its open architecture business.

The team will be responsible for the on going development of the group’s £25bn self select fund range.

Richard Vincent has been appointed head of strategic fund partnerships and will be responsible for the overall construction and maintenance of the self select range. He will also manage fund group relations for the Skandia UK group.

Kate Layland has been appointed head of commercial fund partnerships and Ian Holding has been hired to head up risk and compliance for the fund range.

All three will report directly to SIML and asset management chief executive Jamie McLeod.

In addition, Raj Hallen has been appointed strategic fund partnerships manager and will report to Richard Vincent.

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