MILWAUKEE & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Artisan Partners announced that Andrew Marks has joined the firm’s institutional marketing team as Managing Director, Artisan Partners UK LLP. Andrew will have primary responsibility for business development and client servicing in all non-U.S. markets for the firm’s Global Equity strategy led by portfolio manager Barry Dargan. Andrew will also coordinate local support in the EMEA region for all other Artisan Partners’ strategies. Andrew will work out of Artisan’s London office, which was opened in July 2010.
Andrew joins Artisan after 10 years with T. Rowe Price Group, where he was most recently Director, Head of Client Relationships, U.K. & Ireland, with responsibility for the firm’s institutional direct and financial intermediary relationships. Prior roles at T. Rowe Price included Head of Business Development & Client Service for Switzerland and Southern Europe, and various responsibilities for the Latin American marketplace and the financial intermediary channel across EMEA.
Dean Patenaude, Artisan Head of Global Distribution said, “Hiring a very experienced marketer like Andrew Marks reflects our long-term commitment to providing investment management services to investors outside of the U.S.”
Artisan Partners is an independent investment management firm focused on providing high value-added, active investment strategies to sophisticated clients globally. Since 1994, the firm has been committed to attracting experienced, disciplined investment professionals to manage client assets. Artisan Partners has five autonomous investment teams that oversee twelve distinct U.S., non-U.S. and global investment strategies. Each strategy is offered through multiple investment vehicles to accommodate a broad range of client mandates.
As of June 30, 2011, Artisan Partners had approximately $63.7 billion in assets under management. The firm’s principal offices are located in Milwaukee, San Francisco, Atlanta, New York and London.
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