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Threadneedle taps Miklavchich for emerging markets


UK-based Threadneedle, the UK asset manager running $100 billion in AUM, has appointed Irina Miklavchich as fund manager for global emerging markets equities.  Based in London, she will manage a number of global emerging markets funds as part of the firm’s Asia ex-Japan and global emerging markets equities team.

Miklavchich joins from Goldman Sachs in London, where she was an executive director in the Principal Strategies Group, managing the Europe, the Middle East and Africa equity long/short portfolio.

Leigh Harrison, Threadneedle’s head of equities, noted that Miklavchich’s appointment comes at a time   when the firm seeing great interest “a