AllianceBernstein, an investment management firm has appointed Andrew C Terry as senior client advisor to its insurance services team, who will assist in delivering tailored solutions to meet clients' unique investment needs.

According to the New York-based firm, Terry will facilitate the growing general account insurance practice’s client service and business development efforts in the New York office, and report to Michael Hart, senior vice president and managing director of AB Insurance Services.

Terry joins AllianceBernstein from BlackRock’s Financial Institutions Group, where he managed business development and relationship management.

Hart said, "Andrew brings an impressive background in insurance, including particular expertise in helping insurers manage financial issues specific to their General Account, and is a great addition to our growing team."

"We believe AllianceBernstein effectively serves the unique needs of our insurance asset management clients by providing top-ranked fixed income solutions, a growing array of alternative strategies and dedicated client support and advisory services."

Before BlackRock, Terry was associated with Macquarie Securities and Fox-Pitt, Kelton, respectively. He started his career at Willis Capital Markets, part of global insurance broker Willis Group.