UK - JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management has appointed David Shairp strategist within its global multi-asset group (GMAG).
Shairp, who will be based in London, was previously strategist, chief economist and head of research at BNP Paribas.
He will be part of a team responsible for communicating JPMorgan Fleming’s global economic and asset allocation strategy, working closely with the global strategy team, the firm said in a release.
Shairp joins with 20 years’ investment experience as a fund manager, economist, strategist and research director. Prior to BNP Paribas, he spent six years with BZW Asia and has also worked for UBS Phillips & Drew as Far East economist and James Capel & Co as pension fund manager.
Commenting on the appointment, CIO and head of GMAG, Miles Geklard, said: “We are delighted that someone of David’s calibre is joining the 30-strong Global Multi-Asset Group here at JPMorgan Fleming.
“He will have a key role in defining strategy and will be central to communicating this to clients. His experience will make a valuable contribution to a team whose responsibilities include interpreting global economic conditions and their impact on markets for the business and clients directly.”
GMAG manages about US$40bn for clients worldwide.
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