EUROPE – Merrill Lynch Investment Managers has a new Zurich-based director in its global consultants group.

It said Timothy Quinn would focus on developing and maintaining relationships with investment consultants across continental Europe.

It added he was previously at John Hancock Financial Services where he was a managing director of consultant relations for institutional investments.

"Our partnerships with investment consultants and clients across the region are critical to MLIM's success and I am delighted to be able to continue to expand the team with someone of Tim's experience,” said John Gee-Grant, head of MLIM’s consultants group.

“Being located in Zurich, Tim will have an ideal base to work with consultants across the Continent in conjunction with our local offices and with GCG's activities in London."