LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)–GAM hired Sean Taylor as an investment director from Soci?t? G?n?rale Asset Management Ltd., London.
Mr. Taylor will manage a global long/short equity hedge fund that still is in the planning stages, said Clare Dobie, group head of marketing for GAM. He also will run long-only mandates.
Mr. Taylor had been head of global equities and head of emerging markets at SG, which is a division of banking firm Soci?t? G?n?rale, Paris. Officials at SG were unavailable for comment on his replacement.