BlackRock’s Mark Wharrier leaves firm

Exit-Man-Door-Depart-Leave-700.jpgBlackRock’s Mark Wharrier, co-manager of the £411m UK Income fund and the Income and Growth Investment trust, is leaving the firm.

David Goldman, co-manager on BlackRock UK Income, has been appointed co-manager on the BlackRock Income and Growth trust with immediate effect.

Adam Avigdori, who has managed the trust since November 2011, continues as co-portfolio manager. Avigdori is also a senior director and co-manager of the BlackRock UK Income fund.

In a stock exchange announcement BlackRock said Wharrier “has resigned to pursue another role”, adding: “The Board would like to express their thanks to Mark for his contribution to the company since 2013.”