Thomas Metzler was named managing director in the institutional client group at MetLife Investment Management, said spokesman John Calagna.
It is a new position. He reports to Nela D’Agosta, managing director in the institutional client group.
Mr. Metzler will focus primarily on pension plans.
Mr. Metzler was previously managing director and head of America’s corporate sales team in the global liquidity business at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
J.P. Morgan spokeswoman Kristen Chambers declined comment.