Standard Life Investments chooses global equities chief

Mikhail Zverev was named head of global equities at Standard Life Investments, spokesman Brian Simmons said.

Mr. Zverev will continue in his current role as portfolio manager of Standard Life Investments' Global Equity Unconstrained Fund.

Mr. Zverev replaces Lance Phillips, who was appointed Legal & General Investment Management's head of active equities earlier this month, according to LGIM spokesman Steve Leach. Mr. Phillips will join LGIM in early 2013.