Jupiter hires Slendebroek from BlackRock to spearhead group’s strategy

Jupiter has hired Maarten Slendebroek from BlackRock as an executive director, to spearhead the group’s distribution strategy as the business gears up for the post RDR-world.

Slendebroek, who was previously head of international retail at BlackRock, joined Jupiter on 3 September, taking a seat on the board.

He will be tasked with building out Jupiter’s distribution capabilities in the UK and abroad.

Slendebroek will report to Edward Bonham Carter (pictured), the group’s chief executive.

Jamie Dundas, chairman of Jupiter, said: “We are delighted to welcome Maarten to the board. The depth of experience he brings will be of great value to the company and we look forward to the contribution he will make to growing the business to the benefit of both clients and shareholders.”

Slendebroek has worked in the asset management industry since 1994, having also been head of BlackRock Solutions in the EMEA region.

Previously he also worked at Merrill Lynch and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), as head of retail and institutional sales in continental Europe, Middle East and Africa.

 

This article was first published on Investment Week

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