Staveacre heads for Henderson to take on corporate communications

Independent fund manager Henderson Investors has hired former Burson-Marsteller head of new business Vicky Staveacre as its first divisional director, corporate communications.

Independent fund manager Henderson Investors has hired former

Burson-Marsteller head of new business Vicky Staveacre as its first

divisional director, corporate communications.



Staveacre, who has been working as an independent consultant since

leaving Burson-Marsteller last August, joins Henderson on April 14.



She will be working on internal and external communications, reporting

to marketing director Lindsay Firth-McGuckin. Public relations officer

Jamie Brookes will report to Staveacre.



’Our target audience is the investment community at large, both private

investors and major companies looking for financial services,’ said

Staveacre.



The appointment follows a revamping of Henderson’s brand image, which

included a pounds 3 million sponsorship deal with the Williams Formula

One racing team.



Fishburn Hedges remains as Henderson Investors’ public relations

consultants.



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