Guy Sears to further strengthen ‘independent voice’ on Marlborough and IFSL boards
Guy Sears, former Interim CEO of the Investment Association, has been appointed as a non-executive director of two Marlborough group companies: Marlborough Fund Managers and IFSL.
His role will be to further strengthen the independent voice on both boards, underlining the commitment of the two privately owned companies to ensuring that investors’ best interests continue to be central to their decision-making processes.
Marlborough Fund Managers is an asset manager operating a range of 19 funds and IFSL provides Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) and fund administration services for wealth managers, investment managers and other regulated companies.
Wayne Green, Joint Managing Director of Marlborough Fund Managers, said: “Guy shares our commitment to ensuring that investors’ best interests are at the very heart of what we do as a business, so he was a natural choice to join the board.
“With his energy and in-depth knowledge of the funds industry, I have no doubt he will make a valuable contribution as a non-executive director, providing an important independent perspective as we continue to grow.”
Guy Sears said: “The commitment shared by Marlborough and IFSL to providing their clients with a quality service at a fair price is very much in tune with my own values and I look forward to joining what are already strong boards with extensive fund industry expertise.”
Guy was Interim CEO of the Investment Association from October 2015 to September 2016, having held senior positions with the organisation since 2007.
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Notes for Editors: Marlborough Fund Managers was established in 1986 and offers a range of 19 funds investing in: UK Fixed Interest, Global Fixed Interest, Equity and Bonds, UK Equities, International Equities, Fund of Funds and Fund of Exchange Traded Funds. Marlborough Fund Managers is authorised and regulated by the FCA.
Investment Fund Services Limited (IFSL) acts as an Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) providing fund hosting services for independent financial advisers, wealth managers and other regulated organisations in the financial services sector. IFSL is authorised and regulated by the FCA.
Marlborough Fund Managers and IFSL are both part of the Marlborough group of companies, which has assets under management in excess of £8 billion.