GAM has announced the appointment of Tim Rainsford, previously co-head of Sales and Marketing at London-based hedge fund Man Group as its new Group head of Sales as of January 2017.
At GAM, he will take on responsibility for the group’s global sales and nd marketing as well as product development.
Prior to his role as co-head of Sales and Marketing at Man, which he held since 2013, he was senior managing director and head of European Sales at Man.
Rainsford joined Man in 2003 in Australia, where he was responsible for key bank relationships the company’s large retail distribution presence, taking over full responsibility for the market in 2005. In 2007, he became Man’s managing director for Asia, leading the distribution efforts in Hong Kong, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and all smaller Asean countries
Craig Wallis, GAM’s current Group head of Distribution and Operations and member of GAM’s Group Management Board (GMB), will step down from his day-to-day responsibilities and the GMB on 31 December 2016.