J.P. Morgan Asset Management has added Robert Stark to lead its Strategy and Business Development unit. He will be based in New York and will be responsible for growing the firm’s Asset Management unit globally. He reports to David Brigstocke, chief financial officer.

Stark joins the firm from Russell Investment where he served as Global Head of Strategy and M&A. Previously, he spent more than a decade at McKinsey & Company, most recently as a partner in the financial services sector focusing on insurance, asset management, investment banking and private equity.

Hung Tran writes for Money Management Executive.