Douglas York will retire Aug. 31 as executive vice president and head trader of Campbell & Co. Michael Harris, deputy manager-trading, will continue to supervise the daily operations of the alternatives manager, and Kevin Heerdt, COO, will assume oversight of the trading department and equity research, said Meg Bode, spokeswoman for the firm. Campbell & Co. manages global futures, currencies and equities.
Hahn Kang and Gary Effman joined Old Hill Partners as portfolio managers. Both positions are new, part of an expansion of the fixed-income manager's investment team, according to a company statement. Mr. Kang was a portfolio manager at Metropolitan West Asset Management. A spokesman declined to comment. Mr. Effman was director of asset-backed securities trading for a multiasset fixed-income hedge fund at Harbert Management. Joel Piassik, a spokesman for Harbert Management, did not return a call regarding Mr. Effman's replacement. Old Hill has five funds with more than $800 million under management. The firm's investment team invests primarily in collateralized fixed-income securities of relatively short duration and focuses on out-of-favor sectors.
Wayne Finnegan, former head of the core market sales team at CitiStreet, rejoined the company as executive vice president of corporate sales, said Michael Bezdek, spokesman. Mr. Finnegan replaces Fred Conley; Mr. Bezdek said he did not know where Mr. Conley went. Mr. Finnegan was senior vice president of business development at BISYS Group for three years. Calls to Daniel Briggs, spokesman at BISYS, were not returned by press time.
William Noyes was named managing director of institutional sales for Connecticut, western Massachusetts, upstate New York and Vermont for MassMutual Financial Group's retirement services division, effective Sept. 1, said spokeswoman Lisa Reilly. He replaces Chris Cappello, who left the company to pursue other interests, said Ms. Reilly. Mr. Noyes was national consultant practice leader for the same division. He is in the process of being replaced, said Ms. Reilly.
Erik Keller joined PIMCO Europe in Rotterdam as vice president, business development, said spokeswoman Emma Oakman. It is a new position. He will report to Marc van Heel, PIMCO's director of business development for Benelux, and will be responsible for building the firm's Dutch and Belgian institutional business, according to a press release. Mr. Keller was a senior investment specialist with Robeco Asset Management. Robeco is in the process of replacing Mr. Keller, said spokesman Ronald Florisson.