M&G Investments makes two senior appointments

M&G Investments has made two senior appointments in its global distribution team as part of the firm’s strategy to expand its distribution capabilities in Europe and Asia.

Martin Herbon has been appointed as head of global banks, reporting to Neal Brooks, as of 15 Januarty. With over 20-years of international experience in financial services, he will be responsible for leading M&G’s relationships with global financial institutions.

Herbon joins from Natixis Investment Managers, where he was most recently head of global financial institutions. Prior to this, he held different positions at Royal Bank of Canada, Union Capital Group and Merrill Lynch.

In addition, Otto Donner has promoted to head of the Nordics. His appointment reflects his strong contribution in broadening M&G’s footprint in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Donner will continue to build on this and deepen relationships with insurance companies, pension funds and other institutional clients in the region. Having joined M&G in 2020, Donner is based in Stockholm and continues to report to Robert Heaney, head of institutional distribution, EMEA.

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