Resolution Asset Management (RAM) has appointed Austin McBride as head of retail sales.
McBride joins from Lazard Asset Management where he was vice president, strategic alliances. He has also held roles at Barclays Business Bank and Henderson Global Investors.
Former head of sales Alistair Hall is taking on the new role as head of UK client proposition and service.
Polin says: “I’m delighted to have attracted someone of Austin’s calibre and experience. It is no secret that we’ve set ourselves some ambitious and challenging targets as we continue to drive the business forward.
“The Pearl/Resolution deal will be concluded in the coming months and we are working behind the scenes to build an infrastructure to support a bigger, and growing, organisation. Austin’s drive and dynamism will be invaluable as we make real inroads into delivering best of breed products to the retail marketplace.”