UK - GE Asset Management (GEAM), the European fund management arm of the General Electric Company has hired Gary Walker as regional director of institutional sales and marketing in a bid to leverage business in the UK and Ireland.
Walker, who will be based in London, will be responsible for establishing and developing institutional client and consultant relationships in the UK and Ireland. He reports to Jan Konstanty, GEAM’s president.
Walker brings 20 years of experience to the post, most recently serving at Tilney Fund Management, where he spent the last three years building the institutional sales and marketing team. Prior to Tilney he was with Fidelity, where he led the firm’s defined contribution group based in the UK.
GEAM currently oversees over $104bn for institutional and private clients on a global basis. The firm’s core investment competencies include us equity, international equity, fixed income, real estate and private equity. Headquartered in Connecticut, the GEAM group has investment and client service offices in Tokyo, London, Los Angeles, Montreal and Toronto.
By Madhu Kalia
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