Global fund manager Standard Life Investments has appointed a new investment director for idea generation within its multi asset investment team.
Gerry Fowler has been named as Standard Life Investment's investment director for idea generation in the multi asset investment team
Mr Fowler, who was previously global head of equity and derivatives strategy at BNP Paribas, will be part of the 54-member multi-asset team, according to a statement by Standard Life Investments.
"[Mr Fowler] will report directly to Guy Stern, executive director of multi-asset and macro investing at Standard Life Investments," said the statement.
Mr Stern said Mr Fowler is a "highly skilled strategic analyst with a wealth of experience in equities and equity derivatives".
"Our absolute return and multi-asset mandates draw on a range of sophisticated investment strategies investing across all asset classes. I’ve no doubt that [Mr Fowler's] depth of knowledge will add to our research capability and idea generation for our whole offering," Mr Stern said.
“Over the last 18 months we have launched four new multi-asset products, the team is well resourced and we have excellent collaboration across all the fund management teams globally supporting the long-term performance of our funds.
"We constantly strive to provide investors with the best possible solutions and that means having the right people in place to help understand and meet investor’s needs and expectations," Mr Stern said.
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