UK - Credit Suisse Asset Management has named Jonathan Hayes as director and head of pooled pensions business development.

It said that Hayes will be based in London and for be responsible for developing relationships with investment consultants and prospective clients, “thereby helping grow CSAM’s UK pooled pensions business”.

He was previously head of business development for the UK and Northern Europe at Pictet Asset Management.

“Jonathan is a very experienced professional with many years involvement in institutional business development,” said Jane Collins CSAM’s head of UK institutional marketing.

“He is a great addition to our team, and further demonstrates our commitment to growing CSAM’s institutional business in the UK. We look forward to working with him.”

“We are searching for someone to replace Jonathan,” said a Pictet official in London.