GAM has created a new management role in an effort to optimise its equity offering, the company has announced.
Matthew Beesley will become head of equities at GAM starting from 6 March 2017 and will work with the equity team on optimising performance and risk management.
Also in his new role he will strengthen relationships between the group's sales, marketing and operation teams.
Before joining GAM, Beesley worked as head of global equities at Henderson.
Prior to that he was employed at different portfolio management roles at Trinity Street Asset Management, JP Morgan Asset Management and Mercury Asset Management/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.
Commenting on the new appointment, Alexander Friedman, CEO of the group, said:
‘We are happy to welcome Matthew Beesley, a globally renowned equity specialist. His experience and success in construction and implementation of investment strategies will add great value to our equity offering.’