David Cumming, head of equities at Standard Life Investments, left the firm, confirmed spokeswoman Rosalind Gould in an email. She had no information on his plans.
Stan Pearson, head of European equities, has assumed the role of acting head of equities, while Andrew Millington, director of equity research, is now acting head of U.K. equities. Both will continue to manage their respective funds.
Standard life Investments had £277.9 billion ($341.6 billion) in assets under management as of Dec. 31.