Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Charles Stanley unveils new hire ahead of direct to client push

Charles Stanley unveils new hire ahead of direct to client push

Charles Stanley has appointed Douglas McNeill as an investment director ahead of the launch of its direct to client investment service.

McNeill will transfer to Charles Stanley Direct from Charles Stanley Securities, the company’s institutional division, where he has served as a highly rated transport analyst for the past three years.

Previous to this, McNeill held positions at ABN Amro and Barclays de Zoete Wedd.

His new position will see McNeill take charge of all-equity research team within Charles Stanley Direct, which will launch during the first quarter.  McNeill will work closely with recent hire Ben Yearsley, the division's head of investment research. 

Welcoming McNeill on board, Rob Hudson, head of Charles Stanley Direct, said: '[McNeill] will be absolutely key to our ongoing multi-media content creation on the equity side and we are all looking forward to having the resource of such a well-respected analyst for Charles Stanley Direct.

'Douglas will be a superb bridge between our top-rated private client research and the direct market and I hope Charles Stanley Direct clients will appreciate his insight, commentary and analysis.'

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play Carl Harald Janson: why biotech is on a 20-year bull run

Carl Harald Janson: why biotech is on a 20-year bull run

The manager of the International Biotechnology Trust explains why his confident about the sector's long term prospects.

Brewin's Gutteridge: the opportunities in UK challenger banks

Brewin's Gutteridge: the opportunities in UK challenger banks

In this week's podcast, Brewin Dolphin's Ben Gutteridge and Guy Foster, discuss opportunities in the global financials sector with Aptus' Johnny De La Hey.

Play How BlackRock Income Strategies is positioning for a crash

How BlackRock Income Strategies is positioning for a crash

Adam Ryan keeps his powder dry as he positions the BlackRock Income Strategies investment trust for a market correction. 

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: how Close Brothers gave power back to the regions

Profile: how Close Brothers gave power back to the regions

Almost a year into the role, Close Brothers Asset Management head of wealth management Andy Cumming has highlighted three keys areas of focus

Wealth Manager on Twitter