Threadneedle appoints new CEO

Threadneedle has appointed Crispin Henderson as chief executive officer (CEO). Henderson, currently managing director, will step into his new role this week. The current CEO, Simon Davies, will become executive chairman. He will focus on client relationships, strategy and talent management. Meanwhile, Henderson will drive the group’s corporate strategy. He will have full responsibility for the firm’s management, including its relationship with its parent company, Ameriprise.