JPMAM boosts sales firepower with five hires

JP Morgan Asset Management has announced a raft of hires to its UK fund sales team.

JPMAM boosts sales firepower with five hires

The asset manager said it has appointed five individuals across all levels of the team to “bulk up an already strong bench of talent”.

James Burdis has been promoted to client adviser in the strategic relationships group. He joined JPMAM in 2007 before relocating to Hong Kong in 2008 and has spent the past two years in Singapore.

Burdis will be responsible for developing relationships with national discretionary fund managers, private banks, family offices and multi-managers.

Jupiter Asset Management’s James Wring has also joined as a regional sales manager for South West England, based in Bristol. Prior to Jupiter, Wring spent 20 years at Axa covering the adviser community.

Elsewhere, Jordan Milwater, Liam MacDonald-Raggett and Harry Boys have been appointed as sales executives to support JPMAM’s regional intermediary sales managers.

Mildwater joins from Columbia Threadneedle Investments, MacDonald-Raggett joins from JP Morgan’s corporate and investment bank and Boys joins from JPMAM’s UK funds marketing team.

Massimo Greco (pictured), head of EMEA funds at JPMAM, said: “We have made swift progress in bolstering the depth and quality of our UK sales team. Strengthening our activity across the UK IFA and wealth management communities to continue to provide our clients with the best solutions is one of my top priorities.

“As senior hires, James Wring and James Burdis join with an abundance of experience in strategic relationship management and will hit the ground running with immediate and positive contributions to our clients. The talented additions to our sales executive team will ensure we continue to provide excellent service to our clients, which always drives our focus.”

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