The B Corp certified impact investment firm Connected Asset Management (Connected) has announced Simon Eedle, CEO & Senior Country Manager UK for Natixis CIB has been appointed as a Non Executive Director to the Connected Board.
Simon is a senior banker and business leader with over 30 years international experience at leading European investment banks, including 18 years in the Middle East. He has a deep knowledge of a wide range of banking businesses from capital markets to Structured, Trade and Islamic Finance.
Darren Agombar, Connected founder and CEO, said “Simon’s wealth of experience is coupled with an excellent grasp of the complexities of market facing businesses and their evolving technology and related regulatory environment. Simon has a proven track record of managing risk and an adept ability to generate sustained, profitable growth from the conceiving of business strategy to its successful implementation”.
Darren added: “Simon joining the Board is a landmark moment for the Connected Group as we head towards a critical year in our growth trajectory. His reputation, his detailed knowledge of the global financial markets, and his experience of delivering change at the highest level, is unrivalled.”
Simon said: “I am pleased to be joining Connected’s board at this time to support them in their development, and fully support their drive to bring long term returns to investors interested in solid ESG assets and products”