David Riley was named partner and head of credit strategy at BlueBay Asset Management, according to a company spokeswoman.
It is a new position. Mr. Riley will join the firm in mid-September and will report to Mark Poole, chief investment officer.
Mr. Riley currently leads the global sovereign and supranational financial institutions group at Fitch Ratings. He could not be reached for further information by press time. Fitch Ratings spokeswoman Hannah Huntly did not return a phone call by press time.