M&G’s Jonathan Willcocks to leave firm after 16 years

‘Joffy energised our distribution efforts in the UK’


M&G global head of distribution Jonathan Willcocks has decided to leave the firm after 16 years.

Willcocks (pictured), or Joffy as he is better known in the industry, has been with M&G since 2005, first as global head of sales before moving to his current role in 2017.

Prior to joining M&G, he occupied senior sales roles at MFS Investments and Abrdn. He started in the industry in 1986 within Hambros Bank’s investment management division before moving into investment sales.

At M&G, Willcocks also serves on the group’s executive committee as executive director of M&G Investment Management and M&G Alternatives Investment Management. He is also an executive director and president of M&G Investments (Americas), executive director of M&G Investments (Japan) and director of Prudential Portfolio Managers (South Africa).

M&G chief investment officer Jack Daniels said: “Joffy energised our distribution efforts in the UK and as we grew internationally, playing an important role in M&G achieving a prominent position in many markets and shaping our sales teams. He leaves with our thanks for his relentless commitment and dedication to delivering for our clients and mentoring many colleagues.”


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