Columbia Threadneedle's Simon Bond to retire after 37-year career

Tang to run Social Bond fund

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Simon Bond won Investment Week’s award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable & ESG Investing at our Sustainable Investment Awards last November.
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Simon Bond won Investment Week’s award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable & ESG Investing at our Sustainable Investment Awards last November.

Columbia Threadneedle's director of responsible investment Simon Bond has announced he will retire in 2023 after almost four decades in the investment industry and 19 years at the firm.

A long-standing manager of the Threadneedle UK Social Bond fund, he will end his fund management responsibilities on 30 June 2022. After that date, Bond will move to a part-time role supporting the firm's EMEA-based social bond funds and remain a member of the social advisory committees. Tammie Tang, who currently works as the fund's deputy manager, will take over as lead manager of the firm's UK and European social bond funds. She has managed high grade credit portfolios at Columbia for ten years and been deputy on the fund for the last four.  Sustainable & ESG Investment Awards winn...

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