Matthew Van de Schootbrugge has been named manager of the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European Equity Dividend fund.
He replaces Dan Ison, who remains deputy manager of the fund.
Van de Schootbrugge was recruited by Columbia Threadneedle in 2011 on a graduate rotation programme.
He joined the European equities team as an analyst in September 2015.
From Developed to European equities
His colleague Mine Tezgul has been promoted to co-manage the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European Small Cap Opportunities and Threadneedle European Smaller Companies funds.
She will work alongside Philip Dicken, head of European Equities.
Tezgul joined Columbia Threadneedle in 2018 as an equity analyst, having previously spent 10 years focusing on developed market equities.
She has worked at Lansdown Partners, SAC Global Investors and Highbridge Capital Management.
Both promotions were effective from 1 December 2019.