Buxton Steps Down as Merian CEO

Richard Buxton is stepping down as chief executive of Merian, formerly Old Mutual Global Investors, to focus on fund management

Emma Wall 8 January, 2019 | 11:05AM

Richard Buxton steps down as Merian CEO

Richard Buxton is stepping down as chief executive of Merian Global Investors, effective immediately, to focus on fund management. Merian was formerly known as Old Mutual Global Investors and rebranded following a management buy-out headed by Buxton in June last year.

Buxton was appointed CEO of OMGI in August 2015. Some analysts were concerned at the time that the position would distract him from his role as a UK equities fund manager.

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Merian UK Alpha R GBP Acc1.37 GBP-2.10

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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