Capitalising on its growing presence in Latin America, Henderson Global Investors has appointed John Philip Davies of Accurate Partners, as its representative in Uruguay based in Montevideo to work with global and local leading private banks. Commenting on the appointment Ignacio de la Maza, Director of Sales Iberia and Latin America, said “This strategic appointment aims to develop Henderson’s presence in Uruguay while enabling the firm to further deliver and re-enforce its commitment to better service for clients in the region.”
John has had a distinguished career to date having started his profession at Bank Boston in Uruguay and Argentina before working for Deutsche Bank in London, and then becoming the Regional Head Latin American for Dominion Funds, a niche Swiss Fund Manager. His previous position was Senior Sales Executive for MAN Group in Latin America. John has a BA in Business Administration from ORT University in Uruguay and Masters in Finance from CASS Business School in London.
Henderson Global Investors is already active in various Latin American markets with a diverse array of investment funds. All of these products are available to Henderson’s clients in Uruguay as well, including the principal Luxembourg based SICAVs.
Ignacio de la Maza added: “There is a clear and growing commitment on behalf of Henderson to work in the region and to this end the Latin American Sales Team will continue to be strengthened”.