Philip Morris Management Corp., New York, hired Chase Manhattans Global Investor Services as trustee and global custodian for the Philip Morris Cos. Inc. defined benefit trust, Chase said in a statement. Philip Morris defined benefit plan has about $8 billion in assets. Representatives from Philip Morris did not return phone calls by press time. State Street Bank & Trust had been master trustee and global custodian for Philip Morris defined benefit plan since 1982, according to the 1999 Money Market Directory. A spokeswoman for State Street declined to comment.