State Street Corp. of Boston has hired a head of operations for its asset servicing unit in the United Kingdom.Wilson Leech, who most recently was director of retail fund administration at Bank of New York Europe Ltd., is to join the State Street unit as a senior vice president in about three months, said David J. Bilbe, managing director and senior vice president of State Street Bank in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Leech's responsibilities are to include overseeing operations, administration, and systems development for the division, which provides custody and administration for mutual funds, separate accounts, and pension funds.

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