Russell Busst was named European chief investment officer of insurance industry asset management firm Conning, according to a news release.
It is a new position. He will take the position later this year.
Mr. Busst was CEO of asset management firm Amundi’s U.K. subsidiary and head of U.K. institutional fixed income. Neither Conning spokeswoman Teri James nor Amundi spokeswoman Candice Chetrit could be reached for comment.
Conning had about $77 billion in assets under management as of June 30, according to the news release.