Natixis Global Asset Management has named Terry Mellish as head of UK/Ireland business, MENA and global consultant relationships.

In his new role, Mellish will be based in London and will succeed Jamal Saab, who has left the company after a spell of nine years, according to International Adviser.

Mellish has joined the asset manager’s UK arm in January 2010 and was variously head of UK/Ireland institutional business, and business development unit head for the MENA region. He was also a member of the NGAM international executive committee.

Prior to this, Mellish has worked for Union Bancaire Privée, Credit Suisse Asset Management, and Schroder Investment Management.