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Alex Hoctor-Duncan will join the board later this year
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Alex Hoctor-Duncan will join the board later this year

River & Mercantile has appointed global head of Aberdeen Standard Investments Alex Hoctor-Duncan as an executive director to lead the firm's strategic development.

Hoctor-Duncan will join River and Mercantile's board later this year, following "the conclusion of his contractual responsibilities", focusing on strategy development, specifically within the company's solutions business and the asset management team. Prior to his role as global head of Aberdeen Standard Investments, which he took on in October 2020 having been its global sales director since 2018, Hoctor-Duncan was at BlackRock where he held several senior distribution roles. As executive director at River & Mercantile, Hoctor-Duncan will serve alongside veteran fund manager and form...

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