Corporate credit specialist Muzinich & Co. has hired Hugo Wheeler as head of UK wholesale from BNY Mellon.
In his new role, Wheeler will be responsible for the development and growth of the firm's UK wholesale business.
He held a number of roles at BNY Mellon over a three-year period, most recently as head of wealth management and private banks. He was also head of UK financial institutions and Channel Islands.
Prior to that, he was a director at GAM and also held sales roles across a number of asset managers including Insight and Fidelity.
George Muzinich, chairman and CEO at Muzinich commented: "The addition of Hugo to the Muzinich team demonstrates our commitment to the wholesale market in the UK."
Wheeler added: "Muzinich & Co. has been providing customised corporate credit solutions to clients for almost 30 years.
"Credit is a key consideration for investor portfolios and I am looking forward to developing and expanding the firm's relationships with wealth managers and distributors."
In August 2017, Muzinich & Co. promoted former managing director of marketing and client relations Josh Hughes to head of global distribution.
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