The UK’s biggest unit trust company, Schroder Unit Trusts, has
appointed Nigel Gibson as its first corporate communications head.
Gibson joins the asset management company from Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Hong Kong, where he was managing director.
During his time at Citigate Hong Kong, Gibson worked as a director on
the Schroder account where he liaised with his new boss Robin Stoakley,
client service director at Shroder Unit Trusts. Stoakley worked for
Schroder Hong Kong at the time.
’We are aiming for more proactive corporate communications and ensuring
an appropriate profile within the relevant media,’ said Stoakley. He
added: ’Nigel’s role is to effectively work with the frontline sales,
marketing and client serving teams.’
Gibson will work closely with Penrose PR, Schroder Unit Trust’s retail
investment PR agency. Schroder also uses GCI Focus for its institutional
Shroder Unit Trusts is the largest unit trust company in the UK gauged
by assets managed.
Gibson originally trained as a journalist working on such titles as the
Economist and the South China Morning Post.