Columbia Threadneedle EMEA head Scrimgeour leaves to join LGIM as CEO

Replaces Mark Zinkula

Jayna Rana
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Michelle Scrimgeour has resigned from her role as chief executive officer for EMEA at Columbia Threadneedle and will join Legal & General as CEO of its investment management business.

She will continue to work at Columbia Threadneedle during the coming months and work with chief executive officer, Ted Truscott and the rest of the regional leadership team to ensure a smooth transition as the group determines its longer-term plans. Meanwhile, her appointment as chief executive of Legal & General's £1trn investment management unit follows a comprehensive, global search process for a replacement for outgoing CEO Mark Zinkula. LGIM siad she will take up her post formally following the completion of regulatory and other formalities and Zinkula will work closely with her ...

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