David Walker was named CIO of U.K. consultant Hymans Robertson, a spokeswoman said.
Mr. Walker, who is head of local authority pension fund investment services at Hymans Robertson, takes over from Andy Green, who will remain at the firm as a chairman of the investment committee, the spokeswoman confirmed.
"David brings a great deal of investment and client consulting experience to this role, at a time when our investment business is growing successfully and continuing to broaden the reach that we have achieved over recent years," Anthony Ellis, head of investment, said Wednesday in a news release. "He will work closely with Andy in his new role as chair of the investment services committee, as well as our capital markets and research teams, to continue to provide excellent research and market insight to all of our investment business areas."
Details of Mr. Walker's replacement were not available.