Judy Marlinski has been appointed non-executive chair of Newton Investment Management’s UK and North America boards.
She succeeds Susan Noble as chair of the UK board, who is stepping down after five years as chair and eight years on the board overall.
In the role, Marlinski will support the expansion of Newton’s US business while coordinating with Newton UK to implement the firm’s strategy.
She brings 35 years’ experience to the investment manager having previously held the roles of CEO, chief operating officer, and president within Fidelity’s wealth and investment management industries. After starting her career at Fidelity’s Boston office in 1986, she moved to Fidelity International Japan where she served as president between 2011 and 2016. She left the firm in 2021.
Euan Munro, CEO of Newton, said: “We’re delighted that Judy has been appointed chair of the Newton Investment Management Limited and Newton Investment Management North America, LLC boards. She brings a tremendous amount of global experience and pedigree to this role which will be invaluable as we continue to meet the needs of our clients through an expanded global platform.”