Leslie Robb has been appointed director of institutional clients at Ballie Gifford.
Robb joins the UK asset managers from Murray Johnstone, where he worked as chief investment officer from 1998 to 2001.
Prior to that position, he held several senior positions at Scottish Widows between 1981 and 1998, including head of UK equity research, head of institutional funds, and head of investment management.
At Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford, Robb’s new role includes responsibility for some the firm’s larger UK institutional clients, as well as builidng the firm’s UK institutional client base.
According to a spokesman for the firm, the newly created position is part of the teams’ expansion plan.
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