Davy Asset Management has appointed former Threadneedle Investments sales director Doug Gordon to drive its European presence.
Based in Dublin, Gordon (pictured) joins the asset management arm of the Davy Group as head of European Distribution and will help the firm "establish itself as a leading presence in the European funds industry".
He previously spent nine years at Threadneedle Investments where he oversaw the firms' global banks, fund managers, stockbrokers, and DFMs. He was also an investment sales manager at Morley Fund Management, now Aviva Investors.
Paul Giblin, chief executive at Davy AM, said: "As head of European distribution, Gordon will help us to grow our footprint across Europe.
"Doug has a proven track record in the UK funds market, and is going to play a leading role in our continued expansion.
Part of the Davy Group, Davy AM offers services in global equity income, global ethical equity, global mid-cap equity, global brands, and global multi-manager to both retail and institutional investors.