Aviva Investors hires from JPMAM for wholesale clients team

Aviva Investors has hired Alasdair Prescott as senior client solutions director to focus on the London wholesale market.

Prescott, who joins from JP Morgan Asset Management where he held a senior role in its UK Wealth Manager sales team, will report to Aviva’s Jeremy Leadsom, the head of UK Wholesale.

Before JP Morgan, Prescott was at HSBC Global Asset Management as an investment director in its multi-manager division.

Leadsom says: “We have had a promising start to the year for our Wholesale business at Aviva Investors, and continue to see strong interest in our outcome-oriented products.

“Alasdair brings a deep level of experience to the team that will be invaluable in managing the relationship with some of our largest clients in the UK, including private client managers, local global financial institutions and family offices.”