Roughead was previously head of European product development and strategy for JP Morgan Asset Management.
She has spent the past 26 years in investment and finance, holding a number of senior positions including CEO of Above Wealth and CEO of LV Asset Management. She has also worked at Citigroup Private Bank in Europe, Smith Barney Europe and Citi’s retail bank.
"I’m delighted to welcome Ann to Threadneedle,” said CEO Campbell Fleming. “She brings valuable investment and leadership experience, and is well known for her strong focus on putting the interests of clients at the heart of investment management,” he added.