Schroders hires head of EMEA marketing from BlackRock

General-Business-People-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgSchroders has appointed Courtney Waterman as head of EMEA marketing and has promoted Peter Beckett to the newly-created role of head of content and digital.

Waterman joins Schroders from BlackRock where she was head of EMEA institutional marketing, and has previously worked at Janus Capital International and Fidelity International.

In her new role Waterman will head up the UK and European marketing teams and create a strategic framework for the UK teams.

Beckett, who has been at Schroders for eight years as head of UK and international marketing, will be responsible for digital marketing, marketing services and investment communications in his new role.

Both Waterman and Beckett will be based in London and will report to James Cardew, global head of marketing.

Cardew says: “We are delighted to announce these two appointments within Schroders’ marketing team. As a global business, the development of cross border marketing strategy is of vital importance to the success of the firm and digital is becoming an increasingly important component.

“Courtney brings with her unrivalled experience and expertise in delivering international campaigns and Peter’s new role reflects client demand for high quality content through digital channels.”