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

Appointed deputy CIO

Kathleen Gallagher
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Charles French previously held several roles within Newton
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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...

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