According to the financial services provider, Mr OâNeill will move from his current role as Goldman Sachâs head of Global Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research to take on the new post.
He is expected to remain based in London and be responsible for leading the development of the divisionâs global investment strategies for clients as well as providing comment on trends surrounding this area.
In a statement, Ed Forst and Tim OâNeill, global co-heads of the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs, including Goldman Sachs Asset Management, said: âJim brings broad experience across asset classes, a track record of identifying important investment trends and strong relationships with clients around the world.
âHis powerful voice in the global investment community will help us continue to demonstrate the value we add for our clients.â
Prior to working for Goldman Sachs, Mr OâNeill has also held positions with other financial firms including Swiss Bank Corporation, Bank of America and International Treasury Management.
He also currently works for Goldman Sachsâ Senior Diversity Council.
By Jim Ottewill