Andy brings with him a wealth of experience of the financial services industry as well as proven non-executive expertise. He is currently non-executive director of Graphite Enterprise Trust PLC and Aberdeen New Thai Investment Trust PLC.
Until February 2014 he was chief executive officer at Rathbone Brothers Plc a position he had held for 10 years, prior to which he had been group finance director since 1999. Prior to Rathbone Brothers he spent 13 years at Kleinwort Benson, latterly as finance director of its investment management and private banking division.
Between 2003 and 2011, in addition to his executive directorship at Rathbones he was on the Board of specialist insurance company Beazley plc where he chaired the Audit Committee for six years and then the Remuneration Committee. He was also the senior independent director.
In addition to Andy Pomfret, the Board of Old Mutual Wealth now comprises the following non-executive directors:
Simon Davies, chairman of the JP Morgan Overseas Investment Trust and chairman of Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research - previously chairman and chief executive officer at Threadneedle
Charlie Eppinger, founder of IFDS - previously chief executive and chairman of Cofunds
Jane Hanson, non-executive director at Direct Line Insurance Group plc and chairman of Reclaim Fund Ltd - previously risk and governance director at Aviva
Lord Sandy Leitch, chairman of BUPA - previously chief executive of Zurich Financial Services, chairman of Scottish Widows and deputy chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc
Paul Feeney, chief executive of Old Mutual Wealth, comments:
“Andy has unrivalled breadth of experience in our sector as a successful CEO and finance director. He also has experience as a non-executive director and audit committee chair. He helped grow Rathbone Brothers from £7bn to £22bn funds under management in his ten years as chief executive and I am delighted to have someone with that experience and proven ability join our Board.”