Adam Djanogly was named managing director and the head of client business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for MSCI Barra, confirmed spokesman Ben Curson. The position is new. Mr Djanogly was managing director and head of business development for the EMEA at Fitch Ratings. Fitch spokesman James Jockle said the duties are being performed by other employees and no replacement is being sought.
A memorial service for hedge fund executive Lawrence Hunt Taylor will be held at 4 p.m. April 2 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel, White Plains, N.Y. Mr. Hunt was killed in a motorcycle accident on Feb. 5. He is survived by his wife and two children.