Merrill Lynch appoints Dugan as CIO of GPC

DUBAI — Merrill Lynch yesterday announced it has appointed Gary Dugan as Chief Investment Officer of its Global Private Client (GPC) group in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). At the beginning of August, Dugan joins from Barclays Wealth where he was managing director and head of research and investment strategy.

In the newly-created role of Chief Investment Officer, Dugan will provide investment leadership to both the discretionary and advisory businesses, further enhancing its service offering to a growing client base across the region. Based in London, he will report to Eva Castillo, Head of GPC EMEA and Michael O'Keeffe, Head of GPC Investment Management and Guidance.

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