Barclays Global Investors (BGI), the asset management unit of Barclays Bank, announced today that it has appointed Blake Grossman and Andrew Skirton as co-global CEOs, replacing Patricia Dunn, who is stepping down from that position for health reasons.

Grossman, who has been with BGI since 1985, was most recently chief investment officer of the firm’s global advance active business. Skirton, who joined the company in 1989, was co-CEO of BGI’s global index and markets group, resposnible for index fund management, securities lending, transition services and cash management. Both Grossman and Skirton have served on BGI’s global management committee.

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