CDC Group appoints new general counsel

CDC Group, the UK Government-backed emerging markets fund of funds manager, has appointed Mark Kenderdine-Davies as general counsel and chief compliance officer. He joins from Gartmore Investment Management, where he was a legal counsel. Kenderdine-Davies has also previously worked as legal counsel at Threadneedle Asset Management and general counsel at Indochina Asset Management. At CDC Group he will take over responsibility for the legal and compliance aspects of the group’s international activities and advise the board and investment committee on legal and governance matters.