Robert Morier was named managing director and head of North America at Global Evolution, said a spokesman.
The position is new. Mr. Morier was hired to expand the firm's institutional client base in the U.S. and Canada. He is responsible for business development and client portfolio management in the North American market.
Mr. Morier was previously director of institutional business development at ClearBridge Investments. A spokesman was not available to comment about a replacement by press time.
Global Evolution is a specialist emerging and frontier markets manager with $5 billion in assets under management.