BlackRock appoints head of UK to help clients navigate market 'disruption'

Sarah Melvin to take on new role

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Sarah Melvin, newly appointed head of UK at BlackRock
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Sarah Melvin, newly appointed head of UK at BlackRock

BlackRock has announced that Sarah Melvin has been appointed to the newly created role as head of the UK, for which she will return to London from the US.

She will come back to London in May from her most recent role as head of the institutional client business for the US and Canada. While over in the US, she also previously held the role as chief of staff to chairman and CEO Larry Fink. Prior to her time in the US, Melvin was chief operating officer of EMEA retail and co-head of global corporate strategy at the firm. She has been at BlackRock for 13 years.  In her new role, she will have direct responsibility for the UK retail and institutional client businesses and will partner with EII, Cash, BRS, Aladdin Wealth and CSM to deliver th...

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