Swiss Life Asset Managers UK chair to step down

James Thornton exits

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Swiss Life Asset Managers UK chair and former CEO James Thornton is set to leave the business on 30 April.

Thornton co-founded Mayfair Capital Investment Management in 2002, which was acquired by the firm in 2016 and rebranded to Swiss Life Asset Managers UK in May 2023. He served as CEO from 2002 until 2021. The firm said a successor will be announced "in due course". Head of UK wealth Doug Abbott exits Schroders for Vanguard after 15 years Thornton said: "The time has come to seek other opportunities in the industry, and I would like to thank and acknowledge the tremendous support I have received from all my colleagues in the UK and in Zurich. "In Swiss Life Asset Managers, we foun...

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