Nott will become a member of the executive committee of the group and a key shareholder of
Nott has extensive experience in the asset management industry gained over the past 35 years in key strategic leadership positions, the group said in a statement.
As the CEO and chairman of M&G Securities, he saw assets under management grow from €13bn to €89bn.
He has been a board member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) since 2013 and president since 2017.
Eric Syz, Group CEO, commented “William’s track record in business development, asset management, corporate governance and strategic leadership make him a great match for the SYZ Asset Management.”
William Nott commented “I am delighted to be joining the SYZ Group at such an exciting time in its evolution and development. Eric Syz has been a pioneer in his field and I am very excited to be working with him leading the next phase of delivering excellent investment outcomes for our clients.”