CANDRIAM appoints Head of UK Distribution

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CANDRIAM, a global multi-asset manager focused on sustainable and responsible investments, has appointed David Morley as Head of UK Distribution. 

Morley, who will report to Renato Guerriero, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer and be based in London, will be responsible for leading and developing CANDRIAM’s UK distribution business across institutional, wholesale and retail markets supported by an existing team of four. He replaces Derek Brander who has decided to leave CANDRIAM to pursue other opportunities. CANDRIAM wishes Derek every success and thanks him for his contribution.
The UK is an important growth market for CANDRIAM. UK investors are increasingly demanding access to more responsible and sustainable investments and CANDRIAM is well positioned to respond. With over 25 years of experience in ESG investing, CANDRIAM has a broad and comprehensive range of sustainable focused products which represented EUR88 billion of total assets under management (AUM) as of March 2021.
Morley has an impressive track record and strong experience across UK institutional, wholesale and retail markets. Prior to joining CANDRIAM, he was Country Head UK at Eaton Vance Investment Managers for six years. David also worked at Lombard Odier Investment Managers and at Henderson Global Investors, where he was Director of Institutional Business for the UK for 10 years.
Renato Guerriero, Chief Sales & Distribution Officer, says: “We are delighted to welcome David to the CANDRIAM team. We are confident that his experience in distribution management will help strengthen our position in the UK market, particularly at a time of increased demand for sustainable investments. CANDRIAM has a longstanding reputation for responsible investing. Having launched our first ESG strategy in 1996, today we have one of the largest ESG offerings available in Europe.”