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Matrix appoints former Gartmore executive

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Financial services group Matrix has appointed Angus Woolhouse as chief executive of its asset management division.

Woolhouse was most recently head of global institutional business at Gartmore, where he was responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of Gartmore’s product range to leading Institutions around the world.

He has extensive UK and international financial services sales and marketing experience covering both retail and institutional investors.

Matrix has a diverse asset management offering which serves a wide client base ranging from institutions through to professionals who service individual clients and it has several UCITS hedge funds including an Asian fund and a quantitative strategy run by Cambridge-based Cantab Capital Partners.

Chris Merry, chief executive of Matrix