Jonathan Fry, who was CEO of Premier Asset Management for almost two decades, has joined Gemini Investment Management as non-executive chairman.
Fry helped set up, develop and eventually float Premier AM and has more than 30 years' experience in the asset management industry and creating and implementing various strategies.
He also had a wide range of experience introducing comprehensive risk-control monitoring cultures, procedures and highly compliant frameworks.
More recently, he was CEO of TeamBlockchain, a company which he co-founded to help both private and public organisations understand the opportunities and challenges to be found within blockchain technology.
Commenting on his appointment, Stuart Alexander, CEO of Gemini said: "Jonathan's proven skills of developing and motivating teams with a strong focus on high levels of client service, risk control and compliance are a perfect fit for our business.
Gemini was founded in 2009 initially as a distribution business. and is now responsible for around $2bn of funds under administration via its UCITs platform, Gemini Capital Management.