Schroders names new head of Canada, SLC new head of client solutions

Schroders Investment Management Ltd. is naming Michelle Skelly as its new head of Canada.

Skelly joined Schroders in 2007 and has served as institutional sales director in Canada since 2012.

“North America continues to be an area of growth for Schroders and I am pleased to have Michelle Skelly lead our efforts in Canada,” said Marc Brookman, the firm’s deputy chief executive officer of North America, in a press release. “She has tremendous depth of knowledge in the Canadian market working alongside some of the largest plans from a sales and client service perspective.”

In the new role, Skelly will replace Ross Servick, who was with the firm for more than 13 years. He’s leaving Schroders to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity.

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“We thank Ross for his contributions over the many years and wish him well,” said Brookman.

In other appointment news, SLC Management is appointing Timothy Boomer as its new head of client solutions.

In the new role, he’ll be in charge of the oversight and development of client-facing solutions for the firm’s North American retirement and insurance clients.

Previously, Boomer was senior vice-president at Income Research and Management, where he was responsible for the firm’s strategic direction on fixed income solutions and liability-driven investments. Before that, he worked as an investment actuary at Mercer’s outsourced chief investment officer business.

“Tim’s talent and experience from both a consulting and investment management perspective will accelerate our ability to provide holistic client solutions across our platform of public and private fixed income, as well as real estate equity and debt,” said Tom Murphy, head of institutional business for SLC Management, in a press release.

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