Former Chief Executive of Kleinwort Benson Appointed Chair at Style Research

London - 6 December 2016

Style Research, an independent, global provider of portfolio style, risk and performance analytics, has appointed industry veteran Sally Tennant as Chair of the Board. A prominent figure in the wealth management industry, Tennant brings considerable experience in asset management, private banking and wealth management to the Style Research team.

Tennant joined Style Research on 2 December 2016 alongside existing Non-Executive Directors Jeremy Hand and David England from Lyceum Capital, a major investor in the business. Kirsten English, formerly Executive Chair, remains as Chief Executive Officer of Style Research.

"Sally has the industry knowledge and expertise to ensure that we stay ahead of key market trends and adapt our services to a changing marketplace," said English.

In addition to her role at Style Research, Tennant is Chair of Duncan Lawrie Private Banking, Vice-Chair of the Advisory Board of Paladin Capital Group and a Director of Ledunfly SA. Previously she served as Chief Executive of Kleinwort Benson, Lombard Odier (UK) and Schroders Private Banking.

"My career in the institutional investment industry has given me first-hand experience of how top quality analytics can be pivotal to asset managers of all types, specifically when explaining their investment approach," said Tennant. "Style Research is a market leader in this field, giving users a real edge versus their competitors when building, monitoring, selecting and communicating their strategies in a compelling way."

Formed in 1997, Style Research supports more than 300 clients in 28 countries.

Style Research is an independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The company specializes in holdings-based style, risk and performance analysis of portfolios, funds and markets for institutional investment professionals worldwide. With offices in the UK, US and Canada and a representative office in Asia Pacific, Style Research provides analysis services to more than 300 international institutions in nearly 30 countries, including asset owners, investment managers, hedge funds, fund-of-funds managers, investment consultants, custodians and advisors. 

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