BOSTON, MA, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - AGF Management Limited (AGF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Adey as Vice-President of Global Consultant Relations, AGF Investments America Inc.
In his role, Chris will build and manage AGF's investment consultant relationships in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. Based out of Boston, he will focus primarily on research consultants to build support for AGF's core products.
"We are pleased to welcome Chris to AGF's institutional team to lead our consultant relations efforts," said Chris Boyle, Senior Vice-President, Institutional for AGF Investments Inc. "He has a successful track record of fostering strong relationships within the investment consulting community and his expertise will be essential as we continue to grow our business and win mandates in the U.S. and internationally."
Chris is an industry veteran with 20 years of financial services experience including eight years of manager research experience at a global institutional consultant and 12 years of institutional sales and consultant relations experience.
Most recently, Chris was Global Consultant Relations Leader at a large well-respected U.S. asset manager, where he managed relationships with top-tier global consulting firms and oversaw consultant relations activities in Europe and Asia.
Prior to that, he was Vice-President, Sales and Consultant Relations at a U.S. international investment management firm where he managed their U.S. consultant relations program and solicited interest and business from plan sponsors.
"At AGF, we are committed to providing a high level of service to investment consultants around the globe and with Chris at the helm, we can further develop strong and productive relationships with the consultant community," added Boyle.
To learn more about AGF's institutional business visit our newly revamped website at: www.agf.com/institutional
About AGF Management Limited
AGF Management Limited is one of Canada's premier independent investment management firms with offices across Canada and subsidiaries around the world. AGF's products include a diversified family of award-winning mutual funds, mutual fund wrap programs and pooled funds. AGF also manages assets on behalf of institutional investors including pension plans, foundations and endowments as well as for private clients. In addition, AGF Trust is a complementary business that offers GICs, loans and mortgages through the financial advisor and mortgage broker channels. With USD $47 billion in total assets under management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.
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