– UK, Edinburgh – Cameron Hume Limited, the leading independent fixed-income manager, has today announced the appointment of Sir Sandy Crombie as Non-Executive Chairman.

A former CEO of Standard Life, Sir Sandy brings more than 50 years of experience in financial institutions and a strong reputation for integrity and good governance to the Edinburgh firm.

Sir Sandy Crombie, Chairman of Cameron Hume, said: “Having spent more than five decades working in the financial services industry, I believe the time is right for me to work with new players, bringing a fresh and different approach to an established market.

“Cameron Hume has what it takes to grow strongly – a highly-skilled and very focused team of people, a strong platform, and a committed client-first approach – a solid foundation on which to build. I believe in what Cameron Hume is doing and I am keen to be involved. The potential of the business is crystal clear to me and I am very excited to be a part of bringing this new generation of fixed-income investment managers to the service of the market.”

Started in 2011 by directors Chris Torkington and Guy Cameron, Cameron Hume now has 12 people and $750m assets under management.

The Edinburgh firm provides active management of fixed income for institutional clients and has recently launched the Cameron Hume Global Fixed Income ESG Fund, which offers a transparent and measurable approach for clients looking to incorporate ESG (environment, social and governance) factors into their fixed income portfolios.

Chris Torkington, Managing Director of Cameron Hume, said: “We are thrilled to have Sir Sandy on board as our Chairman. He has an unrivalled wealth of expertise in the investment management industry and as a business leader and brings a fresh approach and new thinking to our business.”

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