Melbourne-based investment manager OC Funds Management has appointed John Clothier general manager of distribution.

He will head up and build a new sales team within the group in a bid to capitalise on strong performance figures and recent platform inclusions.

Clothier will also be responsible for introducing the Odey International Fund to the Australian retail market place for the first time and promoting OC’s underlying strategies, which include Australian equities large and small cap specialists, global equities, alternative and cash strategies.