Jupiter Fund Management appoints Bridget Macaskill as director
Ms. Macaskill is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of First Eagle Investment Management LLC, a privately owned US asset management firm. She is also a Trustee of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund and a Non-Executive Director of Close Brothers Group plc.
Ms. Macaskill has been based in the US for the past 30 years working in the investment industry where her range of roles has encompassed marketing, distribution, operations, strategy and the execution of business plans. Previously she worked for Oppenheimer Funds Inc., where she spent eighteen years (1983-2001), latterly as its Chairman and Chief Executive.
Over the past twenty years Ms. Macaskill has served at Board level for a range of companies, both inside and outside the financial services industry, often as a member of the Remuneration Committee. This includes the Board of Prudential plc, where she served as a Non-Executive Director for ten years and was Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. ■