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Old Mutual Wealth appoints Mike Mainwaring as head of sponsorship

14/01/2016

Old Mutual Wealth, one of the UK’s largest wealth management businesses, today announces the appointment of Mike Mainwaring as head of sponsorship.

The appointment of Mike Mainwaring comes as Old Mutual Wealth embarks on a new era of sponsorship for the business as a Principal Partner of England Rugby. Mike’s initial focus will be on Old Mutual Wealth’s title sponsorship of England Rugby Men’s and Women’s Autumn Internationals, which will become known as the Old Mutual Wealth Series from 2016. This is the first Principal Partnership to cover both teams’ autumn matches.

Mike has over 16 years’ experience in sponsorship and joins Old Mutual Wealth from sportswear firm Canterbury, where he successfully led its sponsorship strategy, including Rugby World Cup 2015 activity. Mike was previously a Director at Generate, an independent sports marketing agency and prior to that managed Carlsberg UK’s sponsorship portfolios across football, rugby and music.

Mike will report to Michelle Andrews, marketing director at Old Mutual Wealth.

Mike Mainwaring commented:

“I am relishing the opportunity to work with an ambitious brand with a fantastic heritage which has just made a significant commitment to men’s and women’s rugby in England. I am excited to be working with England Rugby on the Old Mutual Wealth Series and look forward to seeing the brand’s first involvement with the England men’s team when they take on Wales on 29th May for the Old Mutual Wealth Cup.”

Michelle Andrews, marketing director at Old Mutual Wealth, added:

“I am delighted to welcome Mike into this key role. We want our sponsorship of England Rugby to go beyond the branding. Mike has vast experience of working with the Rugby and is ideally placed to help us be a true partner and help the sport prosper.”   

 

For more details contact:

Tim Skelton-Smith
Lead Corporate Communications ManagerOld Mutual Wealth

M: +44 (0)7824 145076

T: +44 (0)2380 916998  | Ext: 21998

E: tim.skelton-smith@omwealth.com | W: www.oldmutualwealth.co.uk

Notes to editors:

Quilter is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

On a ‘go forward basis’, Quilter oversees £ 111.6 billion in customer investments (as at 31 March 2018).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset and single strategy investment solutions; and discretionary fund management.

The business is comprised of two segments: Wealth Platforms and Advice and Wealth Management.

Wealth Platforms includes the Old Mutual Wealth UK Platform; Old Mutual International, including AAM Advisory in Singapore; and the Old Mutual Wealth Heritage life assurance business.

Advice and Wealth Management encompasses the financial planning network, Intrinsic; Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers; discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Old Mutual Wealth’s multi-asset investment solutions business.

The Quilter businesses will be re-branded to Quilter over a period of approximately two years following separation from Old Mutual:

  • Intrinsic to Quilter Financial Planning
  • Private Client Advisers to Quilter Private Client Advisers
  • The Multi-Asset business to Quilter Investors
  • The UK Platform to Quilter Wealth Solutions
  • The International business to become Quilter International
  • The Heritage life assurance business to Quilter Life Assurance
  • Quilter Cheviot will retain its name.

On 19 December 2017, Old Mutual Wealth announced that it has agreed to sell its Single Strategy asset management business to the Single Strategy Management team and funds managed by TA Associates. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. 

Quilter is part of Old Mutual plc, a FTSE 100 group that provides investment, savings, insurance and banking. For the year ended 31 December 2017, Old Mutual reported an adjusted operating profit before tax of £2.0 billion. For further information on Old Mutual plc and the underlying businesses, please visit the corporate website at www.oldmutualplc.com.

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