Money Management

Neuberger Berman bolsters EMEA institutional team

Neuberger Berman boosted its institutional team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with two hires, said a spokeswoman.

Jamie Wong was named consultant relations lead in EMEA. The position is new. Robert Payne also joined as relationship manager EMEA insurance solutions.

Ms. Wong joined from Janus Henderson Investors, where she was head of U.K. and European institutional sales. A spokesman said Jennifer Ockwell took on the role of head of U.K. institutional and Sylvain Agar was named head of EMEA institutional excluding the U.K., he added. Ms. Ockwell was head of U.K. clients and Mr. Agar was head of financial institutions, U.K. and Europe.

Mr. Payne previously was a debt capital markets client solutions director at UBS AG.

Neuberger Berman has $284 billion in assets under management.