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Old Mutual Wealth appoints new company secretary Patrick Gonsalves to join the business in January 2017


Old Mutual Wealth announces the appointment of Patrick Gonsalves as Company Secretary, effective January 2017.

Reporting to Iain Wright, Chief Risk Officer, Patrick will head Old Mutual Wealth’s company secretariat function.  In particular, he will be responsible for managing day-to-day relationships with the Old Mutual Wealth Board of Directors and overseeing the business’s corporate governance structure in preparation for an independent future, as part of Old Mutual plc’s Managed Separation process.

Patrick will bring over three decades of financial services company secretariat experience to Old Mutual Wealth.  He will join the business from Barclays PLC, where he has worked since 2000, and has been Deputy Company Secretary since 2002.  Prior to Barclays, Patrick undertook company secretarial roles with National Westminster Bank PLC and Lloyds Bank PLC.

Iain WrightIain Wright, Chief Risk Officer at Old Mutual Wealth, comments:

“This is an exciting time for our organisation as we prepare for the Managed Separation from Old Mutual plc.  We now have to ensure that we have the skills and capabilities needed to operate as a standalone business.  Patrick will add strength and depth to our company secretarial function.  The wealth of experience that he has gained from working in listed companies will be invaluable to us as we embark on the next phase of our corporate journey. I look forward to welcoming Patrick to the company in January.”

Patrick Gonsalves adds:

“I am delighted to be joining Old Mutual Wealth as I am excited by the challenge of working with a business that is preparing for an independent future and has such exciting potential.”

For more information contact

Michael GlenisterOld Mutual Wealth020 7778 963807469

Notes to editors:

About Quilter plc:

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

Quilter plc oversees £118.1 billion in customer investments (as at 30 September 2018).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset 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; Quilter Private Client Advisers; discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Quilter Investors, the Multi-asset investment solutions business.

The Quilter plc businesses are being re-branded to Quilter over a period of approximately two years:

• The Multi-asset business is now Quilter Investors

• Intrinsic to Quilter Financial Planning

• The private client advisers business is now Quilter Private Client Advisers

• The UK Platform to Quilter Wealth Solutions

• The International business to Quilter International

• The Heritage life assurance business to Quilter Life Assurance

• Quilter Cheviot will retain its name

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