Jocelyne Bath joins executive team as Mercia continues to scale

Mercia Asset Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Jocelyne (Jo) Bath as Chief Operating Officer.

Jo’s impressive career trajectory includes transformative roles at OXGENE, where she transitioned from COO to Managing Director following its acquisition by WuXi AppTec. Her pivotal tenure at Orange Business Services early in her career is also noteworthy – under her guidance, product line development generated revenues in excess of £100 million. Beyond these roles, Jocelyne’s distinguished career is characterised by her sharp acumen in product differentiation, strategic positioning, and operational excellence.

Dr Mark Payton, CEO of Mercia Asset Management, commented: “Jo’s addition to our Executive Team marks an exciting new phase for Mercia’s growth. Her proven capabilities and experience are not merely additive; they are essential to diversifying and strengthening our operational roadmap.”