Baring Asset Management hires global distribution head

Baring Asset Management has appointed Angus Woolhouse as global head of distribution.

Woolhouse replaces George Harvey who will be retiring from the industry at the end of April after over 14 years with the firm.

Angus was most recently a strategic adviser to several asset managers and has previously held a number of senior roles at Gartmore, Invesco and HSBC Asset Management.

He will be responsible for global sales, client relationships, and business development across all channels and will report to chairman and chief executive David Brennan.

Woolhouse says: ‘Barings’ expertise in emerging markets, specialist fixed income and asset allocation is highly regarded across many markets and sectors. I look forward to helping build on the considerable success already achieved by the strong team we have in the firm.”