R&M boosts distribution team with second Merian hire

Martin Canavan joins as sales director

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Canavan as sales director for the north of England, Scotland, Ireland and Isle of Man
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Canavan as sales director for the north of England, Scotland, Ireland and Isle of Man

River & Mercantile has hired ex-Merian Global Investors sales manager Martin Canavan as sales director for the north of England, Scotland, Ireland and Isle of Man.

Canavan will join former Merian colleague Simon Smith, who joined R&M as head of wholesale distribution in June, when he starts his new role in August. R&M said Canavan's primary responsibilities will be to support all intermediated channels in the north of England, Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man. R&M's group CEO James Barham said Canavan brought "a wealth of experience and has demonstrated an ability to drive asset growth". River & Mercantile plans quality growth and alternative credit team hires "As noted in the business's recent year-end trading statement… R&M has made...

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