Financial Times – FTfm
Taking the helm: why asset management bosses are getting the top jobs
by Owen Walker
The Buy-Side Club Ltd’s Sarah Dudney talks to the Financial Times FTfm‘s Owen Walker about common characteristics among asset management chiefs who have been promoted to run their entire companies. Leaders including Macquarie Group’s Shemara Wikramanayake and Standard Life Aberdeen’s Keith Skeoch share three traits, she argues: the ability to drive profits, great people skills, and absorbing hobbies or interests outside of work.