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Jon Little joins Old Mutual Wealth Board of Directors


Old Mutual Wealth announces that Jon Little has joined the Old Mutual Wealth Board (‘the Board’) as an independent Non-Executive Director.

Jon LittleJon is the sixth Director to be appointed to the Board since Glyn Jones became Chairman in September 2016. 

Jon brings a wealth of global asset management industry experience to the business.  He is currently a Partner at Northill Capital, a company he founded in November 2010.  Northill Capital provides equity and seed capital to a small number of high-quality start-ups or early stage asset managers and provides equity capital to replace existing shareholders in larger more established asset management businesses. Assets under management by firms in which Northill owns a majority interest total approximately $42 billion.

Prior to this, Jon was Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon Asset Management and Member of The Bank of New York Mellon’s Global Executive Committee.  He joined Mellon (later BNY Mellon) in 2000 and was latterly Head of BNY Mellon’s International Asset Management Business, responsible for all non-US asset management businesses.  During his time with BNY Mellon, Jon was also Chairman of The Dreyfus Corporation in New York between January 2007 and December 2008 and Chairman of Insight Investment Management from its acquisition in 2009. He was also involved in various asset management boards, including Newton, Walter Scott, Pareto and Alcentra.  Prior to BNY Mellon, Jon was Vice President, Head of International Funds & European Sub-advisory at JP Morgan Investment Management and previously a Business Development Director at Fidelity. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Jupiter Fund Management plc from September 2011 to October 2016.

Glyn Jones, Chairman of the Board, comments: “I am delighted that Jon has agreed to join the Board as his skillset complements those of the other Directors.  Jon’s excellent knowledge and understanding of the asset management industry will be invaluable as we continue to develop Old Mutual Global Investors and Quilter Cheviot.  He will also help support this unique and successful wealth management business on its journey to an independent future.”


Notes to Editors:

Old Mutual Wealth Board of Directors:

Non-Executive Directors:

Glyn Jones, Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Charlie Eppinger

Rosie Harris

Moira Kilcoyne

George Reid

Cathy Turner

Executive Directors:

Paul Feeney, Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual Wealth

Bruce Hemphill, Group Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual plc

Ingrid Johnson, Group Finance Director, Old Mutual plc

Mark Satchel, Corporate Finance Director, Old Mutual Wealth

Tim Tookey, Chief Financial Officer (subject to regulatory approval), Old Mutual Wealth

For more information contact

Tim Skelton-SmithOld Mutual Wealth02380 916 99807824 145

Notes to Editors:

About Quilter plc:

Quilter plc is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow.

Quilter plc oversees £95.3 billion in customer investments (as at 31 March 2020).

It has an adviser and customer offering spanning: financial advice; investment platforms; multi-asset investment solutions; and discretionary fund management.

The business is comprised of two segments: Advice and Wealth Management and Wealth Platforms.

Advice and Wealth Management encompasses the financial advice business, Quilter Financial Planning; the discretionary fund management business, Quilter Cheviot; and Quilter Investors, the Multi-asset investment solutions business.

Wealth Platforms includes Old Mutual Wealth UK platform and Quilter International, including AAM Advisory in Singapore.

The Old Mutual Wealth Heritage life assurance business was acquired by ReAssure Group Plc on 2 January 2020.

Since its IPO in June 2018, Quilter plc’s businesses have progressively rebranded to Quilter, as follows: 

  • Quilter Financial Planning (previously Intrinsic)
  • Quilter Private Client Advisers (previously Old Mutual Wealth Private Client Advisers)
  • Quilter Financial Advisers (previously Charles Derby Group)
  • Quilter Financial Adviser School
  • Quilter Cheviot
  • Quilter Investors
  • Old Mutual Wealth (becoming Quilter Investment Platform)
  • Quilter International (previously Old Mutual International)

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