William Allport was named senior retirement strategist at Vanguard Group, confirmed a spokesman for the firm.
The position is new, and Mr. Allport reports to Gavin Lewis, head of retirement U.K.
He is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of the firm's defined benefit and defined contribution offerings, said the spokesman.
Mr. Allport was director, strategy development at Robeco. A spokeswoman said others in the company had taken over his responsibilities.