T. Rowe Price poaches sales exec from Woodford IM

Boardroom-Hire-Hiring-Appointment-General-700x450.jpgT. Rowe Price has appointed Simon King as head of its client relationship management, a newly-created job at the firm.

King, who will start his new role in the summer, comes to the business from Woodford Investment Management where he was a client relationship manager.

Prior to the investment management boutique, King spent 10 years in the sales team at Thames River Capital.

T. Rowe Price head of UK business John Yule says: “Attracting someone of Simon’s calibre to join us at T. Rowe Price clearly demonstrates our long-term commitment to the UK intermediary market.

“Simon is highly-respected and has a wealth of experience in this space, having held successful roles at Woodford and Thames River Capital/F&C. He will undoubtedly be a great addition to our team.”