GAM has appointed Owen Job as investment manager to work on its absolute return fixed income team, with particular focus on macro themes.
Mr Job has spent over 12 years in investment management, mainly within macro strategy. He joins from Soros Fund Management, and is based in London.
“Owen joins with considerable macro strategy experience spanning more than a decade – he will further strengthen our proposition regarding theme generation and positioning across asset classes. Owen’s appointment underlines our dedication to active asset management and to meeting, consistently, the aspirations of our clients,” said Tim Haywood, investment director and business unit head fixed income.
The new hire brings GAM’s absolute return fixed income team to 19 based in London and New York. GAM’s absolute return bond offering consists of a variety of strategies that are matched to clients’ different risk appetites and investment objectives. The team manages $11 billion of assets (as at 30 September 2017).