MFS builds consultant relations team in Australia

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MFS Investment Management® (MFS®) has announced the appointment of Daniel Bristow as Director of Consultant Relations in Australia.

Based in Sydney, Daniel will be responsible for identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships within the consultant and research communities in Australia. He will advocate for and communicate key details of MFS’ investment proposition, capabilities and investment strategies to support the retention and further growth of MFS’ business in Australia. He reports to Marian Poirier, Senior Managing Director, Australia.

His appointment is part of a long-term business strategy to deepen relationships with consultants at both the global and regional level, increase the focus on MFS’ core investment strategies and continue to deliver the highest level of service to clients and consultants around the world.

Marian Poirier, Senior Managing Director, Australia said, “This is an important hire for our business in Australia. Having a dedicated consultant relations professional, especially one with Daniel’s depth of experience and wealth of knowledge, will help build our momentum and further develop our footprint across the market.

“We are delighted to welcome Dan to the team, and we are confident that his long track record of building relationships and providing excellent service to consultants will be invaluable in servicing our investors and their advisors,” she added.

Before joining MFS, Daniel was head of client relationships and service at Colonial First State Global Asset Management. He had a 19-year career with the firm, where he held a number of senior roles, including senior institutional relationship manager.

Commenting on his appointment, Daniel said, “I’m really excited to be joining MFS, and to be given the opportunity to represent its investment capabilities to the consultant and research-house communities. Consultants continue to play a crucial role in advising institutional and wholesale investors, and I look forward to strengthening our existing relationships with them.”

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