River and Mercantile Group confirms appointment of Alex Hoctor-Duncan as CEO

To lead 'refocused group'

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Alex Hoctor-Duncan joined the board of R&M in 2021

Alex Hoctor-Duncan joined the board of R&M in 2021

Alex Hoctor-Duncan, former global head of Aberdeen Standard Investments, has been appointed CEO of the “refocused” River and Mercantile Group (RMG).

He will replace outgoing group chief executive James Barham, who is set to join Schroders, as previously announced. Last month, AssetCo, the Martin Gilbert-chaired group, agreed an all-share acquisition of RMG, which will see shareholders own approximately 41.6% of the combined group following completion of the deal. AssetCo agrees all-share acquisition of River and Mercantile In an announcement released today (1 February), RMG said that Hoctor-Duncan, who joined the board of RMG in May 2021 as an executive director responsible for strategic development, will "lead the refocussed g...

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