Alison Ramsdale has formally become the director for the Frank Russell multi-manager, multi-style funds group in London, responsible for Europe. This follows the recruitment of Noel Lamb as director, portfolio management, from Lazards Brothers in the UK where he was head of international institutions. Peter Hugh-Smith has joined as client service associate from Seapower Asset Management in Hong Kong. Jon Bailie, portfolio manager for global fixed income funds has taken on the newly created role of director, client service.