Barclays Global Investors has expanded its fixed-income product management group. Thomas Sponholtz joined as head of fixed-income product management, a new position; he had been a senior investment officer at Susquehanna Investment Group. Prabhu Palani became a fixed-income product manager, moving over from BGIs investment consultant group, where he monitored fixed-income investments. He had been a fixed-income portfolio manager at BGI. Messrs. Sponholtz and Palani will work on developing new active fixed-income strategies as well as supporting existing passive fixed-income management.