Kathleen Taylor will be promoted by Barclays Global Investors Jan. 1 to become the companys first global head of marketing. She will work from the companys Toronto office and oversee global marketing, including communications and product branding, as well as co-leading BGIs Internet strategy. Ms. Taylor is currently managing director, business development, of BGI Canada. Filling part of her role is Margaret Franklin, who was promoted to manager, relationship development defined benefit plans, for BGI Canada. Ms. Franklin will oversee client service and business development for defined benefit plans, endowments, public funds, mutual funds and insurance companies. Ms. James had been a client relationship officer at BGI for institutional plans. Also related to Ms. Taylors promotion, Geraldine James was promoted to manager, relationship development defined contribution plans. She will lead client service and business development for defined contribution plans and alliance partners. Ms. Franklin had been a client relationship officer for institutional and defined contribution plan clients.