Former Gartmore joint chief executive and finance director Andrew Brown has joined the board of Thames River Capital (UK) Ltd.
Since retiring in 1999, Brown has been involved in providing guidance and advice to a number of fund management companies and charities. He is currently a non-executive director of Countrywide plc, Framlington Income & Capital Trust plc and the Children's Trust.
"We are delighted that Andrew has agreed to join us. He has a wealth of experience in the asset management industry that will be of great benefit to Thames River Capital over the coming years," said chief executive officer Charlie Porter. "Andrew will be involved in advising on a number of different areas of the business as it continues to evolve and we are looking forward to working with him."
Thames River Capital was established in 1998 and has 82 staff managing USD 6.3bn in long/short and long only strategies. Funds under management grew by 82% in 2003 and 85% in 2004.