L&G appoints new head of Discretionary Sales
Legal & General Investments (L&GI) has appointed Martin Holland to the newly created role of head of Discretionary Sales.
Holland joined L&GI after a near 11-year spell at UBS where he was director, Sales, Discretionary & Fund of Funds, Midland and South regions.
Holland worked previously as National Sales Manager for both EMX and Scottish Amicable. Prior to that he spent 19 years in a variety of roles at Eagle Star.
At L&GI, his remit is to lead the company’s continued drive into the discretionary and fund of fund markets through sales, marketing and product development activities.
Holland will report to Karen Blatchford, Sales and Marketing Director at L&GI, who said:
“Martin will play a key role in positioning L&GI at the forefront of the growing demand for diverse investment strategies and engaging more with our key distributors.
“We want to raise our profile in the discretionary and fund of funds markets and become a core provider of both active and index strategies.
“Discretionary firms are looking to diversify their portfolios post RDR and we have a fantastic range of funds to offer.”
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