John Krieg was named managing director, head of institutional client relationship management, Americas, at UBS Asset Management, said spokeswoman Pranita Sookai.
It is a new position. Mr. Krieg will lead UBS Asset Management's institutional client relationship teams across the U.S. and Canada and will also work directly with selected clients. He will report to Susan Small, managing director and head of institutional, Americas.
Mr. Krieg was managing director, global head of institutional distribution and consultant relations at Northern Trust Asset Management. He was replaced by John Abunassar, who came over from William Blair this year, said spokesman John O’Connell.