UK – London-based GE Asset Management Limited has hired Gary Walker to become its regional director for institutional sales & marketing in the UK and Ireland.

Walker, who will be based in London, will be responsible for establishing and developing institutional client and consultant relationships in the region and report to Jan Konstanty, president of GE Asset Management.

Walker joins GE Asset Management from Tilney Fund Management, where he spent the last three years building the institutional sales and marketing team.
Prior to Tilney, he was with Fidelity, where he led their defined contribution group based in the UK

Jan Konstanty, comments, “This marks another important step in the growth of our European business. Gary will be instrumental in helping expand our institutional client base in the UK and Irish markets, which offer great potential to grow our business.
“We firmly believe that the quality of our people and capacity of our global asset management organisation makes us a good fit for this market and a good match for the increasing demand for specialist mandates, growing sophistication of clients and major shifts taking place in asset allocation.”