Peter Lindqvist joined Threadneedle Investments today as head of strategic alliances, said Denis Tumbult, head of marketing. It is a new position. Mr. Lindqvist will manage a team responsible for overseeing Threadneedle's relationships with parent American Express and former parent Zurich Financial Services, for which Threadneedle maintains some investments. Mr. Lindqvist will also be responsible for overseeing Threadneedle's relationships with global financial institutions. He will work closely with Christian Pellis, head of European distribution. Mr. Lindqvist was regional sales director for continental Europe at Citigroup Asset Management, said Annette McArthur Muscroft, Citigroup spokeswoman. Paul Timlin, the firm's other regional sales director for continental Europe, has taken over Mr. Lindqvist's responsibilities.
Donald Evenson will join TCW Group June 1 as a managing director and portfolio manager of the firm's large-cap growth strategy, said Mike Utley, spokesman. He is replacing Doug Foreman, who has been in charge of the large-cap growth strategy following last year's departures of co-managers Philip Propper De Callejon and Wendy Barker. Mr. Evenson was a managing director and leader of the large-cap portfolio management team at Provident Investment Counsel. F. Brown Windle, director of marketing and relationship management at Provident, said Mr. Evenson won't be replaced; his duties will be absorbed by the two large-cap portfolio managers, Derek Derman and Susan Perkins.
Patrick Fisher was promoted to senior consultant at Yanni Partners, said Lisa Marcotullio, director of operations. It is a new position, she said. Mr. Fisher was a consultant at the firm.