Ashmore research chief Jerome Booth retires

Updated with correction

Jerome Booth has retired as head of research at Ashmore Investment Management, the London-based emerging markets specialist shop, spokesman Andrew Yemma confirmed.

Jan Dehn, co-head of research at Ashmore, took over for Mr. Booth following his retirement on April 30.

Mr. Booth's plans could not be learned. Attempts to reach Messrs. Booth and Dehn were unsuccessful.