Norwich Union has appointed Gerard Quirke as managing director for its investment funds division NUIF.
Quirke was previously managing director, global services at Invesco. Following Invesco acquisition of LGT Asset Management Quirke co-ordinated the European integration of two groups.
Prior to LGT he was finance director at Framlington.
NU's chief executive Philip Scott says: "Gerard has a proven track record in managing successful retail investment management businesses.
"As managing director, he will act as champion of the business, boosting our identity both internally and externally by articulating strategy, developing the vision and values of our business."