BYN Mellon bolsters institutional distribution team
BNY Mellon Investment Management (IM) announced the appointment of a new EMEA senior hire Chris Hamer, who has been appointed as head of Consultant Relations. Based in London, he will report to Olivier Cassin, head of Institutional Distribution Europe.
Hamer will lead and manage BNY Mellon IM’s efforts of building relationships with global investment consulting firms and a broad range of UK and European consultants. He will be responsible for coordinating the engagement with consultants across BNY Mellon IM’s investment boutiques.
Olivier Cassin, head of Institutional Distribution Europe at BNY Mellon IM, commented: “The appointment of Chris is key to our push to developing strong relations with investment consultants across the UK and Europe to help further grow our institutional assets. I believe that his wealth of industry experience and connections will prove to be an important asset for our aspirations there.”
With 17 years’ experience, Hamer joins from Columbia Threadneedle Investments where he was consultant relations director for EMEA. Previously, he was consultant relations manager at AllianceBernstein.