Simon Barrett joined Old Mutual Global Investors as head of Middle East and Nordic distribution, said a news release from the manager.
Mr. Barrett reports to Allan MacLeod, head of international distribution. Whether the position is new could not be learned by press time. Mr. Barrett is responsible for expanding the firm’s distribution in the Middle East and Nordic regions.
He was previously director, international sales and client service, at Martin Currie Investment Management. Andy Sowerby, head of sales, marketing and client service, confirmed Mr. Barrett’s departure and said he will be replaced.
A spokeswoman for OMGI could not be reached for comment by press time. OMGI has £22.4 billion ($34.6 billion) in assets under management.