Impax hires French to focus on 'strategic direction' of listed equities

Appointed deputy CIO

Kathleen Gallagher
clock • 1 min read
Charles French previously held several roles within Newton

Charles French previously held several roles within Newton

Impax Asset Management has hired Charles French, formerly Newton Investment Management’s head of equity opportunities, as deputy chief investment officer for listed equities.

French will work with Hubert Aarts, also deputy CIO of listed equities, to develop the listed equities business and support equity CIO Bruce Jenkyn-Jones. As new deputy CIO, French will have a specific focus on the "strategic direction" of listed equities, including "refining the team's capabilities and operating model". Mitesh Sheth, David Cumming and Georgina Cooper join Newton investment team Starting on 21 June in London, French will report to Jenkyn-Jones. French was a named manager on four BNY Mellon equity funds since July 2021, according to FE fundinfo. In that time, his...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now


Already an Investment Week


More on People moves