Artio Global Investors appoints Christopher Wright as an independent director
Artio Global Investors has appointed Christopher Wright to its board of directors.
He was also appointed to its audit, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees.
Wright (pictured) is chairman of Emerging Markets Alternatives, a private equity asset management firm; a director of Merifin Capital Group, a private European investment firm; and serves as an adviser to Campbell Lutyens and also to Hansa Capital.
Until mid-2003 he served as head of global private equity for Dresdner Kleinwort Capital and was a group board member of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson overseeing alternative assets in developed and emerging markets. He acted as chairman of various investment funds prior to and following the latter’s integration with Allianz AG.
Wright is a director of Roper Industries, Idox PLC and Yatra Capital.
“We are very pleased to welcome Christopher to our board. He brings a wealth of public company and asset management industry experience,” says Tony Williams, chief executive officer and director. “We look forward to working with him as we continue growing our highly rated fixed income strategies and re-establishing the competitiveness of our equity strategies."
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