Ramon Maronilla joined State Street Global Advisors in Hong Kong as a principal and a member of the firm's global fixed-income portfolio management team, said Robert Ridland, a spokesman for the firm. The position is new, Mr. Ridland said. Mr. Maronilla was associate director, business development, Asia ex-Japan, at HSBC Asset Management (Hong Kong). Officials at HSBC couldn't immediately be reached to comment on a replacement.
Michael Blake joined Northern Trust as vice president, business development, in the global fund services unit, according to spokesman John O'Connell. It is a new position. Mr. Blake was director of financial markets at Business Logic Corp., a software company.
Bart Mauldin and Ben White joined Payden & Rygel as senior strategists with the London fixed-income team, according to spokeswoman Jodie Wise. Both are new positions. Mr. Mauldin was previously head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Treasury's external asset management program. Mr. White was with Eurobrokers; no further information was available.