Priya Prasad Bowe was named senior vice president and head of ESG at Oaktree Capital Management.
It is a new position, a spokeswoman said in an email. Ms. Bowe, who has been a credit product specialist at the alternative money manager since 2019, will lead the firm's global environmental, social and governance efforts, a news release said Thursday.
She will lead Oaktree's ESG Governance Committee and report to Bruce Karsh, co-chairman and chief investment officer.
The spokeswoman said Ms. Bowe will not retain the responsibilities of her prior position and could not be immediately reached for further information.
Oaktree Capital Management had $153 billion in assets under management as of March 31.