UK – Attica Asset Management has appointed Nick Slater as its director of marketing and client service with responsibility for consultant relationships and marketing to clients of the group’s multi-manager division.

Slater previously held roles with William M.Mercer, Merrill Lynch and WestAM.

Guy Davies, joint managing director of Attica, comments: “We are having considerable success in attracting UK pension fund clients and will continue to hire talented investment professionals to ensure that we are well resourced ahead of growth.”

Slater adds: “The case for trustees to adopt the multi-manager approach is compelling, particularly in view of the Myners report.
“Attica’s distinctive process and flexible fund structure provide trustees with the opportunity to design and implement bespoke strategies, and importantly to meet performance objectives. I am greatly looking forward to becoming part of a thriving team.”