CREECHURCH Capital, an investment management firm, has boosted its team with a significant hire that signals the launch of its flexible consultancy solution, Creechurch Advisory Services.
Linda McLaren, 35, joins Creechurch Advisory Services as business development manager from VAM Funds where she successfully grew assets under management for Asia in her role of business development for the region.
Bringing more than 10 years’ experience in the investment sector to her new position, Linda will be responsible for supporting the launch of a niche residential property fund and promoting this to the offshore market through a series of international events.
Alongside this, she will also distribute AML Global’s innovative SIPPs, QROPS and QNUPS pensions solutions to professional advisers and their clients as well as supporting the continued growth of Creechurch Private Wealth.
Commenting on his latest appointment, John Greenwood, chief executive officer at Creechurch Capital said: ‘Linda joins us with a remarkable track record of nurturing broker relationships and generating impressive growth levels across territories.
‘A new recruit of this calibre will ideally complement our business objectives for 2013, which are designed to build on our strong growth and excellent investment performance in 2012.’
Linda said: ‘Creechurch has an industry-wide reputation for its exacting standards and placing its clients at the centre of everything it does.
‘Joining the organisation with the primary objective of developing Creechurch Advisory Services through the promotion and sales growth of its genuinely innovative financial products and partnerships is an extremely exciting challenge and one that I’m relishing.’
Before joining VAM Funds, Linda held positions at Standard Bank and Royal Skandia Life Assurance in the Isle of Man.
Creechurch Capital is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission.