Luxembourg, Thursday, 16th April 2020 – Carne Group, the premier global provider of fund management solutions to the asset management industry, has announced that it has appointed Bill Gourlay as Global Head of Relationship Management with immediate effect.
Bill Gourlay was previously a Partner at Aon with global responsibility for their Investment solutions, before which he was CEO of Idea Group, a FinTech focused on the asset management sector. He also has extensive commercial experience across business development, relationship management, product management and marketing from senior global client facing roles at Royal Bank of Canada, SWIFT, Deutsche Bank, State Street and Bankers Trust.
Gourlay will be based in Luxembourg and report directly to Carne Group’s CEO, John Donohoe. His responsibilities will also include Carne’s global marketing and sales enablement teams, in addition to leading business development in Luxembourg.
The appointment is another significant addition to Carne’s executive leadership team, following on from the recent arrival of David McGowan as Group Chief Operating Officer who joined Carne from LinkedIn.
Speaking about today’s announcement, Carne Group’s CEO, John Donohoe, said “I’m delighted to be able to bring someone as experienced as Bill into our leadership team. The financial industry is facing challenging times ahead, not least due to the current COVID-19 issues, so it’s critical that our client relationships are in safe hands. I am confident that Bill will bring that strength and direction to our clients.
Bill Gourlay added, “I’m excited to be joining Carne at such an important phase in the development of their business. From a client perspective I have already had first-hand experience of the people, service and technology during my time with Aon and was hugely impressed. Carne is the clear market leader in their space, so are in a prime position to bring additional services and benefits to the asset management community. I look forward to being able to contribute to these innovations”.
About Carne Group
Carne is the premier global provider of fund management solutions to the asset management industry including the provision of European management companies, fund platforms, independent fund directorships and other fiduciary services. Carne employs more than 270 people across 8 countries globally and is a governance and substance provider for asset managers managing more than $1 trillion in AUM.
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