Judy Saunders was named a senior adviser on a consultancy basis at Man Group, confirmed spokeswoman Laura Humble.
Ms. Saunders will advise Man Group two days each month on developing its institutional business in the U.K., Ms. Humble said.
Ms. Saunders was chief investment officer at the £8.7 billion West Midlands Pension Fund, Wolverhampton, England.
In a Man news release, Paul Dackombe, head of U.K. institutional sales at Man, said Ms. Saunders' pension fund experience “will prove invaluable in tailoring and improving our ability to meet client needs in the U.K. Her appointment as a senior adviser is testament to the strength of our commitment to the U.K. institutional market.”
Ms. Saunders and Geik Drever, director at West Midlands Pension Fund, could not be reached for comment.