Schroders appoints Kyrklund and Bateman as co-heads of investment in bid to simplify management structures

Seven promotions and two departures

James Baxter-Derrington
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Johanna Kyrklund and Rory Bateman

Johanna Kyrklund and Rory Bateman

Schroders has promoted Johanna Kyrklund and Rory Bateman to co-heads of investment at the firm, following a drive to simplify the management structure.

Group chief investment officer and global head of multi asset Kyrklund and global head of equities Bateman are two of seven promotions at the firm, accompanied by the departure of two individuals. Schroders revamps UK equities business to meet client need Peter Harrison, group chief executive, said Schroders' focus in the new year was to "nurture existing talent and develop a simplified management structure", which would allow the firm to "remain relevant for our clients and deliver their investment needs". Global head of investment Charles Prideaux will become the firm's global he...

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