Creechurch Capital, the discretionary fund manager, has appointed Mario Ricciardi as its managing director.
With more than five years of significant growth since inception in 2010, Creechurch Capital is entering the next phase of growth, bringing in Mario to head the team.
Mario joins following 17 years working with Canada Life International where he was the executive director responsible for the investment operations of the company. With vast experience within the investment world, as well as an exceptional leadership track record, he promises to deliver the high service level and technical expertise that Creechurch’s reputation and values are rooted in.
Born and raised on the Isle of Man, Mario joins Creechurch as the business looks to continue its growth on Island and internationally. With an international client base, Creechurch has been flying the flag in continents including Latin America, Africa and Asia establishing the Isle of Man’s presence as a global centre for excellence. The business has plans to continue expanding its team with the Island’s top talent in line with growth.
Creechurch Capital CEO, John Greenwood, said: “Mario was certainly a strategic hire; we were looking for a natural leader with industry experience and a stellar track record. Mario ticks all of these boxes and an abundance more. He has a lot of plans, including further additions to the team, that will propel the business into this next phase.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mario said: “Creechurch is an exceptional business story on the Island and I jumped at the opportunity of taking the helm. We have an exceptional team of professionals looking after the interests of our clients, a stable footprint for growth and a proposition that resonates with our clients globally. This presents us with a well-positioned opportunity to develop and grow the business into a leading offshore wealth management proposition with a focus on sustainable and profitable growth.”