Neil Odom-Haslett was named head of commercial real estate lending at Standard Life Investments, spokeswoman Yvonne Soulsby said.
The position is new.
Based in London, Mr. Odom-Haslett will report to David Paine, head of real estate investments.
Mr. Odom-Haslett was formerly senior director at Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, a specialist bank in real estate and public investment finance.
Walter Allwicher, spokesman at Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, could not be reached by press time for information about Mr. Odom-Haslett's replacement.