Jeremy Charles appointed COO of Old Mutual Wealth Management
Old Mutual Wealth Management has appointed Jeremy Charles chief operating officer of the business that currently includes the Skandia UK, Skandia International, Skandia Investment Group and Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) brands.
Charles (pictured) takes up the position on 9 July, and will be responsible for aligning operations and technology functions across the Wealth Management businesses, and ensuring the business has a strong operational platform on which to develop expansion plans.
Charles previously was COO of Thames River Capital and Foreign & Colonial. At OMWM he will report to Paul Feeney, chief executive.
Feeney said: “The strength of the businesses within Old Mutual Wealth Management provides a great opportunity to build high quality investment solutions for financial advisers and customers. In order to do that we need a strong and efficient operational platform and I am delighted to welcome someone of the calibre of Jeremy to the business to lead that development.”