John Huber was named CIO of fixed income at Voyageur Asset Management, a new position. He was a senior portfolio manager at Galliard Capital Management; Michael Norman, a principal at Galliard, said his firm is in the process of filling his position. He declined to provide further information.
Ryan E. Crane was named senior portfolio manager at Stephens Inc. Mr. Crane will head Stephens' U.S. small-cap growth equity team, including analysts John M. Thornton, Kelly Ranucci and Sam Chase. Mr. Crane and the three analysts came from AIM Capital Management; Mr. Crane was a vice president and senior portfolio manager; Mr. Thornton was a senior analyst; and Ms. Ranucci and Mr. Chase were equity analysts. Mr. Crane's duties as manager of the AIM Small Cap Growth Fund will be assumed by portfolio managers Juliet S. Ellis and Juan R. Hartsfield, assisted by AIM's small cap core/growth team, said David Bachert, AIM spokesman.
Dominic Martellaro was named senior vice president and managing director of global intermediary distribution at Janus Capital Group. The position is new. Mr. Martellaro was a managing director at hedge fund FrontPoint Partners. Executives at FrontPoint weren't available by press time to comment on a replacement.