Global equities manager Wingate Asset Management has appointed Hugh Selby-Smith to the newly-created role of head of research.
The asset manager said Mr Selby-Smith joins Wingate Asset Management from Omni Partners in London where he was co-portfolio manager.
Mr Selby-Smith has also held positions with TT International, Goldman Sachs International, Dresdner Kleinwort and ING Barings.
Commenting on the appointment, Wingate chief investment officer Chad Padowitz said Mr Selby-Smith brings a “complementary depth of experience” and knowledge to the team.
“This newly-created role adds further depth to our research effort, which is the most important component of our investment strategy and offering to investors,” Mr Padowitz said.
“Hugh brings many years of experience in research to the position, which will be invaluable. His experience as a buy-side and sell-side analyst across both the US and European markets will be particularly useful.”
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