EUROPE – Cogent, the international investment operations business of AMP, has appointed Margaret Harwood-Jones to its European Executive Team as director of client services & marketing.

Harwood-Jones joins from HSBC Bank where she was deputy head of Global Investor Services, responsible for their global custody and corporate trust business.

Nick Kirk, managing director of Cogent Europe, comments, "I am delighted that Margaret has chosen to join Cogent. We are continuing to experience high levels of growth and Margaret's expertise and background will help us to manage a significantly bigger business both in the UK and internationally. We look forward to Margaret taking up her new role in October."

In a separate move, Anthony Wolfe, former director of client services and marketing now joins Cogent's Global Executive Team, as director, strategic business development, reporting to Tony Solway.
Wolfe will focus on developing alliances and partnerships and the entry of new markets, particularly in Europe.