Jupiter Asset Management has appointed Kate O’Neill as its head of corporate development, a position which includes oversight of the company’s corporate comms programme.
O’Neill will report to chief financial officer Charlotte Jones and will establish a team to work with Jupiter’s executive committee to coordinate corporate strategic planning and implementation, competitor analysis and business development opportunities.
Her role will also encompass shareholder engagement and investor relations. She joins from Maitland and has held senior roles at Brunswick, Lloyds and Henderson Global Investors.
Charlotte Jones said: “Kate has developed a deep understanding of the asset management industry across a number of different disciplines over the past 20 years. This broad experience of our industry will be critical as we seek to achieve our strategic growth ambitions and we are delighted she has chosen to join us.”