Sun Life Investment Management hires senior managing director for credit research

David Hamlin was named senior managing director, credit research, at Sun Life Investment Management.

The position is new, said a Sun Life spokeswoman. He will report to Doug Gardiner, senior managing director and portfolio manager, public fixed income.

Mr. Hamlin was head of U.S. fixed income research at Fidelity Investments. His duties are now handled by Christopher Bartel, senior vice president, global head of fixed income research, said a Fidelity spokeswoman.

Sun Life Investment Management had C$53.2 billion ($39.4 billion) in assets under management as of Dec. 31, according to the company's website.