Christine Girvan joined MFS Investment Management in Toronto as a managing director, overseeing sales in the Canadian market for the firm's institutional asset management subsidiary, MFS Institutional Advisors.
The position is new, according to spokesman Dan Flaherty.
Previously, Ms. Girvan served as CEO of Fortis Investment Management Canada. Simon Segall, a vice president of institutional sales and client service, succeeded Ms. Girvan as CEO, said Laura Manley, a Fortis spokeswoman. Mr. Segall will retain his sales and client service responsibilities, Ms. Manley said.