UK - Deutsche has appointed Timothy Sweeting as head of distribution, Europe and the Middle East, for DB Absolute Return Strategies (DB ARS), the global hedge fund management unit of Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM).
Sweeting joins from UBS O’Connor, where he was head of European and Middle East sales and marketing.
Based in London, Sweeting will report to Mark Bolton, head of Europe and Asia Pacific for DB Absolute Return Strategies, responsible for the distribution of the business’ fund of hedge funds and single manager hedge funds.
“Tim is extremely experienced and a significant addition to our sales and marketing team,” Bolton said. “As we continue to build out our distribution efforts in Europe and Asia, Tim will help further strengthen our presence in these regions.”
Sweeting’s appointment follows the hire of Joanne Murphy as head of distribution for DB ARS in Asia (ex Japan).
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