Aberdeen Standard appoints global head
Hoctor-Duncan will report directly to Stephen Bird, CEO, Standard Life Aberdeen. He had joined Aberdeen in September 2018 as global sales director, prior to which he held several senior retail distribution roles at Blackrock.
Hoctor-Duncan said that he’s looking forward to working closely with Bird and the rest of the executive leadership team, pointing out that there’s much that remains to be done.
Bird pointed out that Hoctor-Duncan will bolster his leadership team, as it is important to connect more with clients to fulfil their needs effectively.