UBS Global Asset Management has appointed a new director of institutional business development.
A former Fidante Partners executive, James Duck, has joined the firm as director of institutional business development.
Mr Duck is responsible for growing the business in Australia and advancing key client relationships.
In addition to Mr Duck, Vasco Gil has been named as director of product development and management.
UBS head of global asset management in Australia and New Zealand Bryce Doherty said: “We are delighted with these high calibre senior appointments which reflect the ongoing success of the business, growth in client mandates and funds under management in Australia."
Mr Gil will be responsible for handling product development opportunities, enhancing product platform capabilities, monitoring market trends and compliance matters.
Prior to joining UBS, Mr Gil held positions with AMP and Russell Investments.
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