Millennium Global taps global head of business development

Charles Goodman was named managing director and global head of business development at Millennium Global, said a spokesman for the firm.

The position is new. Mr. Goodman is based in London and reports to Mark Astley, CEO at the currency investment manager.

He is responsible for expanding the firm’s client base in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Goodman’s “deep knowledge of the European market will be tremendously helpful, both in building the quality of our coverage and in helping to tailor our range of products and services to the needs of investors,” said Mr. Astley in a news release. “This is especially true for dynamic hedging, our fastest growing service, where we have invested heavily in recent years.”

Mr. Goodman was CEO of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management U.K. A spokesman confirmed his title but declined to comment further.