Threadneedle Investments has appointed Nick Ring as its new head of distribution.
As head of distribution, Ring will betasked with driving Threadneedle’s sales, client service, marketing and product development efforts.
Ring replaces Campbell Fleming, who became chief executive at the asset manager earlier this month.
Ring has also been appointed to the company’s business executive committee, and will report to Fleming.
Ring joined Threadneedle in 2008 as global head of product, with responsibility for the product development, product management and investment specialist functions. Prior to joining Threadneedle he spent nine years at Northern Trust where he held several senior roles including head of wealth management. He has also worked at KPMG, Gartmore and Prudential.
Fleming says: “Nick brings to the head of distribution role extensive technical knowledge and industry experience, combined with a strong strategic focus. He is well placed to lead the distribution team as we continue to strive to deliver outstanding service, effective product solutions and leading investment performance for our diverse range of clients globally.”