T. Rowe Price appoints Higginbotham as head of global institutional services.
Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group has appointed Robert Higginbotham (pictured) as head of global institutional services.
He will lead the firm’s business development and relationship management activities serving institutions globally and financial intermediaries outside of the United States.
Based in London, he will start in the role in October.
Higginbotham was previously at Fidelity Worldwide Investment where he served as chief executive for Europe, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. He has also worked at Schroder Investment Management.
He succeeds Todd Ruppert, who retired in June after a 27-year career with the firm.
“Robert’s successful leadership record and deep industry knowledge, along with a shared conviction for putting client interests first, will strengthen our global institutional distribution efforts and empower our associates to continue serving our clients at the highest level,” said Edward C. Bernard, vice chairman of T. Rowe Price Group.