QMA Names Gee-Grant As Head of International Distribution And Consultant Relations

Nov 30 2017 | 10:07pm ET

QMA, the quantitative equity and dynamic asset allocation business of PGIM, has named former BlackRock executive John Gee-Grant to the newly created role of head of international distribution and global consultant relations.

In his new position, Gee-Grant will report to Adam Broder, head of global distribution for QMA. His appointment is effective in January 2018 and he will be based in London.

The move comes as new QMA CEO Andrew Dyson builds out of a global team to further develop sales and client service, marketing and consultant relations, according to the company. 

Gee-Grant brings 30 years of experience at BlackRock and its predecessor companies to his new role. He held a number of roles in research, marketing and institutional client relationship management before going on to develop one of the first consultant relations team in the U.K. and leading it through two large mergers. He was most recently head of global consultant relations at BlackRock and was also a member of the company’s global institutional executive committee. 

Founded in 1975, QMA is the quantitative equity and dynamic asset allocation business of PGIM, the global asset management unit of Prudential Financial. The firm applies research-driven approach to identify and capture alpha opportunities and combines factor exposures to create diversified, risk-aware alternative strategies for its institutional client base. As of Sept. 30, 2017, QMA had approximately $133 billion assets under management.

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