Vanguard European institutional head Vanstone passes away

Vanguard European head of institutional business Simon Vanstone has passed away unexpectedly.

Vanstone, age 53, had 30 years of experience in the investment industry having joined Vanguard back in 2012.

Prior to joining Vanguard Vanstone was also European chief executive and global head of sales at Axa Rosenberg.

Vanguard Europe managing director Tom Rampulla says: “It is with great sadness that Simon Vanstone, head of Vanguard’s European institutional business, tragically passed away this morning.

“Our sympathies go out to Simon’s family at this very difficult time. Simon made a big difference to our efforts here in Europe and on the lives of the crew. We will miss him.”

Vanstone leaves behind a wife and three children.