Bret W. Stanley was named lead portfolio manager for the AIM Balanced Fund and AIM Basic Balanced Fund offered by AIM Investments, Houston. Existing portfolio managers R. Cannon Coleman II, Jan H. Friedli, Scot W. Johnson, Matthew W. Seinsheimer and Michael J. Simon also were named managers on the funds, according to a news release. The new managers replace Robert G. Alley, who remains chief fixed-income investment officer, and Claude C. Cody IV, Craig A. Smith and Meggan M. Walsh. Mr. Stanley and Ms. Walsh will remain lead portfolio manager for other AIM funds. Mr. Cody and Mr. Smith are no longer with the firm; further information on them was not available.