UBS Global Asset Management has appointed a fixed income specialist to be based in Sydney.
Jonathan Baird has been appointed in the newly created role of fixed income specialist.
Mr Baird, who joins the firm from Zenith Investment Partners, will assist the distribution team to grow the company’s fixed income assets under management.
In addition to Mr Baird, David Redford-Bell has been named as national sales manager within the wholesale sales team.
UBS Global Asset Management head of Australia and New Zealand Bryce Doherty said: “UBS Global Asset Management is very excited to welcome the high-calibre senior appointments of Jonathan Baird and David Redford-Bell to our business.
“Jonathan and David have many years of tenure in the industry, most recently at Zenith and BlackRock respectively, which will further strengthen our existing capabilities and extensive experience in the fixed income and sales space.”
Mr Redford-Bell assumes the position with UBS following nine years across managed funds and iShares at BlackRock.
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