Susan Raynes was named senior managing director at State Street Global Advisors and head of the firm's institutional business for the U.K., Middle East and Africa.
Ms. Raynes will replace Kanesh Lakhani, who left earlier this year to become managing director at First State Investments, responsible for distribution in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Ms. Raynes was senior managing director and head of SSgA's San Francisco office, responsible for relationship management and business development on the West Coast. She will be relocating to London in her new role, and report to Greg Ehret, executive vice president and head of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Information on Ms. Raynes' replacement in San Francisco was not available at press time.