Khan, who assumes the role of Managing Director, Client Group UK and Europe, will lead BennBridge’s Client Group, overseeing business development and client relations across the EMEA region. She has over fifteen years’ experience and joins from Acadian Asset Management.
Watson, who assumes the role of Chief Business Officer and General Counsel, previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer, EMEA at OppenheimerFunds. He will oversee the expansion of the BennBridge business across EMEA, as well as hold responsibility for legal matters.
BennBridge has also appointed Charles Oldmeadow, who will join the Group as Director, Client Group UK and Europe. He joins from Invesco and will focus on BennBridge’s distribution efforts across the UK and European intermediary market. He joins a five-strong team.
Commenting on the appointments, Doug Stewart, CEO of BennBridge, commented:
“I am pleased that Naureen, Dicken and Charlie have chosen to join BennBridge at this important time.
“The key to our business is partnering with the right boutiques which provides our clients the diversification to navigate different markets and stages of the economic cycle. This has been particularly important in the last year, and has led to increased demand across the business, highlighting the strength of our multi-boutique model.
“I look forward to working with Naureen, Dicken and Charles as we continue our efforts to grow our increasingly popular multi-boutique partnership model, widen client access to our world-class investment talent, and further enhance our client offering.”