John Duffield's investment firm Brompton Asset Management has hired Antony John as head of multi-asset.
John (pictured) served as chief executive of Investment Management Selection (IMS), which controlled some £5 billion in assets.
Following the firm's purchase by BNP Paribas in 2008, he became chief executive of the UK arm of FundQuest.
He left the firm in August 2012 following a strategic overhaul.
Duffield said: Over the years Antony has established himself as a leading business builder within the multi-asset sector. I am, therefore, very pleased he has joined us to help us further develop our multi-asset business.’
John added: 'I have known Brompton’s senior people for many years and I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with them in building a first-class multi-asset business.
'With markets increasingly complex and volatile and regulation intensifying, investors recognise the importance of diversification and that multi-asset.'
Brompton was founded by Duffield 2009 alongside a group of his former colleagues from Jupiter and New Star.