Kames Capital appoints CEO
Martin Davis has been appointed CEO of Kames Capital, joining other recent appointements to the executive team such as CIO Stephen Jones.
As CEO, Davis (pictured)he will focus on strategic direction, governance and overseeing the overall development of Kames as a distinct business within Aegon Asset Management.
Previous roles for Davis have include CEO of funds supermarket Cofunds, and CEO of Zurich Insurance Group’s International Life operation.
Sarah Russell, CEO of Aegon Asset Management, said: “I am pleased that Martin is joining Kames Capital. His experience of leading and building financial services companies make him the ideal choice to take the business forward in the next stage of its evolution. His knowledge of the UK asset management market, and his deep understanding of the client perspective, will enable him to strengthen Kames’ competitive position and grow our business with retail and institutional investors across a diverse range of asset classes.”