Mike Kirsch, former chief of Alico UK, has joined Hearthstone Investments as a non-executive director.
Kirsch was appointed ahead of the residential property fund management specialist’s launch of its property authorised investment fund (Paif).
In his new role, Kirsch will work alongside Christopher Down, chief executive, to develop fund distribution and will also work with Mark Forman, sales and distribution director.
Down says: “Mike is one of the most experienced executives operating in financial services today.
“He has been invaluable in helping us shape the early distribution strategy for our funds and will continue to make a significant contribution as the business develops.”
The new non-execuvitve director was also previously UK chief executive of AWD Chase de Vere and a director at Aviva Life.