JP Morgan Asset Management has expanded its UK Funds Sales team with five new appointments.
James Burdis has been appointed a Client Adviser in the Strategic Relationships Group and will report into Tim Mitchell, UK Head of Strategic Relationships at JPMAM. He will be responsible for developing and deepening relationships with key strategic clients including national discretionary fund managers, private banks, family offices and multi-managers.
He started his career at JPMAM in 2007, in London, before relocating to Hong Kong in 2008. Over the next decade, he developed relationships with wealth managers, private banks and consultants across the region. Burdis has been based in Singapore for the past two years and has recently relocated to London, where he will be based.
James Wring has been appointed Regional Sales Manager for South West England and will report into Dale Erdei, Head of UK Intermediary Sales at JPMAM. He will be based in Bristol. Wring will be responsible for developing and advancing relationships with independent financial advisers based throughout the South West. He will help deliver client solutions to the UK retail channel, working in close partnership with both the Strategic Relationships Group and our Investment Trust team.
Wring joins from Jupiter Asset Management where he covered clients based in the South West for several years. Prior to this he was at AXA for over 20 years, covering the broader Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) community.
Jordan Mildwater, Liam MacDonald-Raggett and Harry Boys have been appointed Sales Executives and will support JPMAM’s regional intermediary sales managers. Mildwater joins from Columbia Threadneedle Investments, MacDonald-Raggett joins from JPMorgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank and Boys joins from JPMAM’s UK Funds Marketing team. They will be based in London and report into Nicola Hayden, Head of Sales Executives at JPMAM.
Massimo Greco, 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 executives team will ensure we continue to provide excellent service to our clients, which always drives our focus.”