Karen Blatchford to OM Wealth

Karent Blatchford has joined Old Mutual Wealth – which trades as Old Mutual International ex-UK – as head of international marketing from Legal & General Investment Management, where she was sales and marketing director for retail investments.

OMW is part of Old Mutual, the FTSE listed life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance group, that has some £319bn under management. OMW itself overseas some £98.7bn (€xxbn) in “customer investments”, as of the end of September 2015.

Blatchford will be responsible for the Old Mutual International marketing as it seeks to bed in Quilter Cheviot and Old Mutual Global Investors, and will be tasked with helping the business build in its core international markets. She will report to Michelle Andrews, marketing director for Old Mutual Wealth.





Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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