Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has appointed Peter Cockburn as investment director of UK equities retail.
He will join in October and be responsible for a number of SWIP's retail funds. He will report to recently appointed head of UK Equities Robert Waugh.
Cockburn is currently Investment Manager – UK equities at EFM where he covers construction, chemicals, mining and technology sectors as well smaller companies support services and media.
SWIP's chief investment officer, Graham Wood says: “Its a pleasure to welcome Peter to SWIP. His skills will further strengthen our research based UK equities team”.