US firm Eaton Vance Management, an arm of Eaton Vance, has appointed Christopher Dyer as director of Global Equity and Aidan Farrell as global small-cap portfolio manager.
Both of them will be based in London and take on their new duties as from 15 June.
Dyer will be responsible for building and leading a global equity investment team, and managing global and international equity portfolios.
Farrell will be in charge of the management of global and international small-cap equity portfolios, leading a team of analysts, and working alongside Dyer to expand the global equity business.
Dyer moved from Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) where he has been serving as managing director and head of European Equity.
He worked during almost 14 years at GSAM and held positions such as lead portfolio manager for the Goldman Sachs Europe equity partners portfolio and Goldman Sachs strategic European equity strategy, and co-lead portfolio manager for Goldman Sachs global responsible equity fund.
Farrell also joined from GSAM where he was lead portfolio manager for the Goldman Sachs international small cap equity fund and the Goldman Sachs European small & mid cap equity strategy.
Prior to June 2008, he served as director of European Equities at Insight Investment, the former asset management arm of Halifax Bank of Scotland. He was there the lead portfolio manager for the European small cap equity strategy, as well as the portfolio manager for European large-mid cap and UK large cap strategies.
Founded in 1924, Eaton Vance and its affiliates post $303.4bn (€272.4bn) in assets under management as of 31 March 2015.