New Newton Managers

David Cumming is to become manager of the BNY Mellon UK Income fund, following his departure from Aviva in June 2021, amidst a restructuring of resources within the equities team. Cumming was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Aviva and head of equities for Standard Life Investments before this, with three and a half decades of experience within the industry.

Former Aberdeen manager, Georgina Cooper, and head of Henderson Global Investors fixed income, Mitesh Sheth, are also to join Newton. Cooper is to join as the manager of the BNY Mellon UK Equity and BNY Mellon Sustainable UK Opportunities funds, whilst Sheth joins as the CIO of multi-asset.

31st January, 2022