(Sharecast News) – Fund manager Abrdn said on Thursday that it has appointed Jason Windsor as its new chief financial officer.
Windsor, who is currently CFO at housebuilder Persimmon, is expected to join the group by the end of October.
Abrdn said he is a highly experienced CFO and brings “demonstrated expertise and significant knowledge of the industry” from over a decade within the Aviva Group, latterly as group CFO, departing from that role in 2022.
Prior to that, Windsor was CFO of Aviva’s UK insurance businesses, chief capital & investments officer and a director on the board of investors. He joined Aviva in 2010 after 15 years at Morgan Stanley, latterly as a managing director within its investment banking division advising financial sector clients.
Chief executive Stephen Bird said: “Jason is a superb addition to our executive team at abrdn, bringing almost three decades of experience from the UK financial services sector. He is a clear thinker who knows our markets and has first-hand knowledge of life as a public company CFO. He can unquestionably help us drive the business to the next level.”