(updated with correction)
Lina Medeiros was named president of MFS International, the non-U.S. retail distribution arm of Boston-based MFS Investment Management, confirmed spokesman John Reilly.
The London-based position is new.
In addition, Steve Haswell was named senior managing director and head of global sales for MFS International, while Tom Jessee was named senior managing director and head of global account management and internal sales. Both positions are new.
Ms. Medeiros will retain her duties as senior managing director of Europe at MFS International and will continue to report to Marty Beaulieu, vice chairman and head of global distribution.
Mr. Haswell was senior managing director-Americas, and Mr. Jessee was senior managing director-Asia (ex-Japan). Both will retain those responsibilities and report to Ms. Medeiros.