Emmanuel Bocquet will join Lothian Pension Fund, Edinburgh, as chief investment officer, effective Nov. 1.
Mr. Bocquet will succeed Bruce Miller, who announced his decision to retire earlier this year. Mr. Miller will remain as CIO until the end of January, supporting a smooth transition, a news release said. He will report to CEO David Vallery, a spokeswoman said.
Lothian has £9.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in assets.
"Emmanuel has a strong CV of proven success in the financial sector, and I'm confident that his experience and knowledge will benefit LPF and further enrich the great work that we're doing for our members, employers and partner funds," CEO David Vallery said in the news release.
Mr. Bocquet was deputy CIO at TPT Retirement Solutions. Details about a replacement were not immediately available.