Artisan Partners names new MD
London, August 28, 2011
US-based Artisan Partners, an investment advisory firm, announced that Andrew Marks has joined the firm’s institutional marketing team as managing director, Artisan Partners UK.
Marks will have primary responsibility for business development and client servicing in all non-US markets for the firm’s global equity strategy led by portfolio manager Barry Dargan.
Marks will also coordinate local support in the EMEA region for all other Artisan Partners’ strategies. Andrew will work out of Artisan’s London office, which was opened in July 2010.
Marks joins Artisan after 10 years with T Rowe Price Group, where he was most recently director, head of Client Relationships, UK and Ireland, with responsibility for the firm’s institutional direct and financial intermediary relationships.
“Hiring a very experienced marketer like Andrew Marks reflects our long-term commitment to providing investment management services to investors outside of the US,” said Dean Patenaude, Artisan head of Global Distribution. – TradeArabia News Service