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Harbour Asset Management appoints new Investment Analyst

Harbour Asset Management appoints new Investment Analyst

Harbour Asset Management (Harbour) today announced the appointment of Simon Pannett as an Investment Analyst.

Simon will be working within the Harbour fixed interest team, contributing to investment research and portfolio implementation. His appointment further strengthens the experienced Harbour fixed interest team of Mark Brown, Portfolio Manager, and Christian Hawkesby, Head of Fixed Interest.

Christian Hawkesby said, “We are really excited that we were able to convince Simon to return to New Zealand and join the team at Harbour. Simon is an experienced research analyst. His appointment is consistent with our objective of having the experience and resources to applying global best practice in investment management here in the local market”.

Before joining Harbour, Simon was a research analyst at Investment Solutions UK in London. He started his investment career at AXA Global Investors in Wellington, where he was part of the multi-manager investment team. As part of that role, Simon worked closely with a range of retail, wholesale and superannuation clients.

Jody Kaye, Chief Operating Officer, said "At Harbour, all of the investment team members are responsible for communicating with our clients and explaining how they are managing portfolios. With a growing number of clients, Simon will play a key role in delivering exceptional client focus and continuing to strengthen these relationships.”

Simon gained a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Economics from Otago University, where he was awarded the William Emery Scholarship. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Andrew Bascand, Harbour’s Managing Director said, "I am delighted to announce Simon Pannett’s appointment. It demonstrates Harbour’s commitment to invest in its business and service the needs of the local market."

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