UK – SEI Investments has appointed Nigel Down as client service director to its UK institutional team, a newly created position.

Down will be responsible for developing SEI’s institutional client service platform in the UK, and will work closely with Patrick Disney, head of SEI’s institutional business.

Down joins SEI from Gartmore Investment Management where he was head of client servicing for UK institutional clients.

Says Disney : “Our first priority when we launched in the UK was to get the product and the sales team up and running. Down will prove invaluable in this newly created position and will work with our clients and prospects to provide innovative solutions to client reporting.”

SEI Investments is a provider of integrated asset management and technology solutions to pension funds and financial intermediaries.