Jupiter Fund Management appoints industry veteran Nichola Pease as chair
Jupiter Fund Management has appointed the former chief executive of JO Hambro Capital Management, Nichola Pease, as its non-executive chair with effect from 2 March 2020.
Pease will succeed Liz Airey, who will step down form the board on the same date.
She has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and the wider financial services sector, having been both deputy chairman and CEO of JO Hambro. Pease also served as a non-executive director of Schroders from September 2012 to November 2019.
Senior independent director Jonathan Bond said: "She is an outstanding successor to our outgoing chairman and brings significant relevant experience to the board. At a time when Jupiter is moving forward under new leadership and with a refreshed plan to grow the business, Nichola's industry expertise will prove invaluable".
At 1115 GMT, Jupiter shares were down 0.6% at 357p.