Newton Investment Management (Newton), part of BNY Mellon, today announced a new addition to its institutional business development team with the appointment of Matt Pumo as Head of UK Consultant Relations.

Matt will have a key role further driving the relationships with UK consultants, and looking to build on the existing strong relationships Newton enjoys across the consultant landscape.

He will join the Institutional Business Development and Marketing team, working alongside Ross Byron-Scott who has a global remit, and will report to Julian Lyne, recently appointed to Global Head of Distribution.

Matt has over 15 years’ experience in investment management and joins Newton from Neuberger Berman where he was responsible for developing investment consultant relations in the UK and Europe. He has also previously held roles at Gartmore Investment Management and Liontrust Asset Management.

Julian Lyne, Global Head of Distribution, Newton Investment Management, commented:

“Matt brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience and will support our endeavours to build our relationships with consulting firms. He joins Newton at a time when we are in a robust position in 2016 with strong fund performance and with real interest in our capabilities across key areas, such as generating absolute returns, high conviction equity investing and delivering income for clients. With his impressive business development experience and deep and established institutional and consultant relationships, he is a welcome addition to the team to further enhance our ability to continue to expand our footprint in the wider and global institutional market.”

Notes to editors:

Newton is a London-based global investment management subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. With assets under management of £48.3 billion (as at 31 March 2016), including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited as dual officers of Newton Capital Management Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon, Newton’s group of affiliated companies provides investment products and services to a wide range of clients, including pension funds, charities, corporations and (via BNY Mellon) individuals. News and other information about Newton is available at and via Twitter: @NewtonIM.

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