Peter Gibson was hired at William Blair & Co. to lead consultant relations in Europe, said spokesman Matt Rogers.
The new position supports the firm’s efforts to “broaden and deepen” its relationships with investment consultants in the U.K. and continental Europe, a news release from the money manager said.
Mr. Gibson focuses on the firm’s growth equity and multiasset strategies. He reports to Tom Ross, head of European institutional distribution.
Previously, Mr. Gibson was head of consultant relations at M&G Investments, covering the firm’s equity and multiasset strategies. A spokesman at M&G Investments could not immediately be reached for information on a replacement.
As of Sept. 30, William Blair & Co. had approximately $60 billion in assets under management.