Threadneedle appoints Neil Robson to global equities team

Threadneedle Investments has appointed Neil Robson as fund Manager in its global equities team.

Robson joins from Martin Currie Investment Management where he was global portfolio manager. Prior to joining Martin Currie in 2010 Robson was head of global equities at Pioneer Asset Management, having joined the company in 2003.

Robson will report to Jeremy Podger, head of global equities.

Robson joins in November and will also take over as lead manager of the Threadneedle Luxembourg-domiciled global focus fund.