JP Morgan’s Lennard steps down from investment trust

Jane Lennard has stepped down as joint manager on the JP Morgan Mid Cap investment trust “to pursue interests outside investment management”.

The news has seen Georgina Brittain assume responsibility for the management of the portfolio with immediate effect.

Brittain is a managing director on JP Morgan Asset Management’s UK mid and small cap team. William Meadon will continue as joint fund manager.

Lennard joined JP Morgan in 2006 and has also assisted in the management of the Mercantile investment trust.