Capital Group adds investment specialist for European clients

Julie Dickson joined Capital Group as an investment specialist, said a spokeswoman for the firm.

The position is new, and Ms. Dickson is based in London. She joins the investment specialist team, which has four other specialists, and focuses on providing clients with advice on market developments, and the group’s products.

“With (Ms. Dickson’s) appointment we have gained experience and investment knowledge that will be highly valued by our European clients and partners,” said Hamish Forsyth, European president of Capital Group Cos. Global, in a news release.

Ms. Dickson was previously a client portfolio manager at Ashmore Group where she was responsible for formulating and representing its equity investment strategies in emerging and frontier markets, said the release. A spokeswoman for Ashmore declined to comment.

Capital Group has $1.4 trillion in assets under management.