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Man Group appoints director for UK retail

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Warren Shiels has been appointed to the position of director for UK retail at Man Group, the big London-based alternative asset manager.

Shiels will assume responsibility for the distribution of Man and GLG’s absolute return UCITS funds into the third party channel in the UK, including life offices, platforms and national IFAs.

He joined the business earlier this month after 11 years at Gartmore, where he most recently held the position of head of intermediary sales, and will report to Richard Phillips, head of UK retail at Man.

Phillips says: “Warren’s experience and significant presence in the third party market