MFC Global Investment Management, a unit of Toronto's Manulife Financial Inc., announced that it had named Françoys Levert a managing director of sales and relationship management.

Levert reports to Frank Saeli, the head of sales and relationship management for North America, the company said on Monday.

Based in Montreal, he is to lead sales and relationship management for MFC Global in Quebec and eastern Canada.

Levert, 39, was a managing director at State Street Global Markets, a unit of Boston's State Street Corp., for which he ran institutional foreign exchange sales in Canada. Before that, he held investment banking and analyst jobs at Credit Lyonnais and Societe Generale.

MFC Global Investment Management is Manulife's asset management division.

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