Ruth Handcock takes on CEO role at Octopus Investments

Succeeding co-founder Simon Rogerson

Jayna Rana
clock
Ruth Handcock will be responsible for driving the group's growth strategy
Image:

Ruth Handcock will be responsible for driving the group's growth strategy

Octopus Group has appointed Ruth Handcock as chief executive officer for its investments business, Investment Week can reveal.

She takes over from the company's co-founder Simon Rogerson, who will remain CEO of the wider group and become executive chairman for Octopus Investments. Handcock joined Octopus in July 2018 as chief customer officer, working across operations, sales and marketing. Prior to this, she worked at UK challenger bank Tandem as chief customer officer and chief of staff. In her new role, she will be responsible for driving the group's growth strategy as it looks to expand its retail distribution network and range of products and services. This is the first time Octopus Investments has appoi...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on People moves

Trustpilot