Fimagen, the Brussels based independent holding company for Generale Bank's institutional asset management activities, has appointed John Maher as executive director and chief marketing officer.

Maher's responsibilities will include ensuring cohesive and co-ordinated business development with local Belgian Fimagen companies.

He was previously chief US economist at Citibank in New York, before taking up the role of marketing director at Hill Samuel Asset Management and then Lombard Odier.