As head of SEI’s UK asset management distribution, Addison will be responsible for developing and maintaining strategic relationships with large distributors, driving sales and revenue growth with existing and new clients, and managing SEI’s strategic sales plan.
Prior to his new role Addison was head of wholesale at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership.
Kevin Barr, head of SEI’s investment management unit, said his appointment comes as it is looking to expand its business and create new relationships with distributors and advisors.
He added the team is “looking to provide a differentiated business model and deliver meaningful advice aligned to their clients’ goals”.
Addison’s target firms will include large distributors, private banks, wealth managers, and large advisory firms.