Industry funds-owned funds manager, IFM Investors has made another key appointment leveraging the success of its North American infrastructure investment business.
The company announced this week it had promoted Brian Clarke to a newly-created role of global head of investor relations.
Clarke was previously executive director, global investor relations for North America and the company's announcement said that in the new role, Clarke would lead and implement a globally-consistent approach to servicing IFM's investors.
Commenting on the appointment, IFM Investors chief executive, Brett Himbury paid tribute to Clarke's contribution since joining the company in 2011, particularly in North America.
"He has over 25 years' experience in the institutional investment sector. His strong networks, product knowledge, practical experience, and cultural alignment have been instrumental in building a global collective of like-minded, institutional investors," he said.
Himbury said Clarke would be working on the ground with IFM Investors' teams across the globe.
Prior to joining IFM Investors, Clarke was a senior managing director at Macquarie Capital USA where he was part of the infrastructure investment leadership team.
Clarke will commence in this role on 1 July and will report to Himbury.