Frank Maret was appointed head of marketing at Unigestion, a spokeswoman said.
Mr. Maret replaced Jean Francois Hirschel in the role. Mr. Hirschel left the firm to set up his own consultancy, said a source familiar with the move. Further details were not provided.
"Our marketing activity is integral to the future success of Unigestion as a whole, and having someone with Frank's experience and expertise on board will undoubtedly take our marketing function on to the next level," Fiona Frick, CEO of Unigestion, said in a news release from the company.
Mr. Maret was head of distribution at Canada Life Investments. A spokesman was not available to comment about a replacement by press time.