Morgan Stanley Investment Management taps new emerging markets debt exec

Warren Mar was named executive director and head of emerging markets corporate debt strategies at Morgan Stanley (MS) Investment Management, according to an internal memo obtained by Pensions & Investments.

Mr. Mar, who was global head of emerging markets corporate research and strategy at J.P. Morgan Chase, will report to Eric Baurmeister and Federico Kaune, managing directors and co-heads of the global emerging markets debt team.

Mr. Mar will replace William Perry, confirmed Matt Burkhard, Morgan Stanley spokesman. Mr. Perry joined Stone Harbor Investment Partners as an emerging markets corporate debt portfolio manager, confirmed Jeanne Sdroulas, Stone Harbor spokeswoman.