Man Group, one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers, has appointed Warren Shiels to the position of director of UK retail – responsible for the distribution of Man and GLG’s range of long-only and absolute return funds.
Shiels previously spent 11 years at Gartmore – most recently as head of intermediary sales. At Man/GLG he will have responsibility for the distribution of the group’s funds to third parties including life offices, platforms and IFAs. He will report to Richard Phillips, the former GLG man who is now head of UK retail at Man.
Phillips said: “Warren’s experience