Tim Bird will join Pictet Asset Management as senior business development manager for U.K. institutional sales, confirmed a spokeswoman.
The position is new, and Mr. Bird will join later this year.
He will report to Roger Price-Haworth, head of institutional - U.K. and Ireland.
Mr. Bird will join from Allianz Global Investors where he is a director in the U.K. institutional sales and client servicing team. A spokesman for Allianz declined to comment.
Pictet has more than $165 billion in assets under management across equities, fixed-income, multiasset and alternative strategies.