Pyramis Global Advisors adds portfolio management chief

Pam R. Holding was named head of portfolio management at Pyramis Global Advisors, confirmed spokesman Alexi Maravel.

It is a new position, effective Jan. 7. According to a news release, Ms. Holding will “lead equity portfolio management teams at Pyramis and oversee strategy and implementation of institutional clients' investments.”

Ms. Holding reports to Young Chin, chief investment officer, who previously handled the responsibilities.

Ms. Holding was managing director, global value equities at Putnam Investments; she left the firm in 2009. Further information could not be learned by press time.