Ian Barnes and Ben Mooney were hired as transition managers for Europe, Middle East and Africa at State Street Global Markets, according to spokeswoman Marisa Elliott. They report to Lachlan French. Mr. Barnes ran global fixed-income and LIBOR-plus portfolios at Western Asset Management; those duties were reassigned and the position will not be replaced, a spokeswoman there said. Mr. Mooney was a transition manager in Wellington Management Internationals U.K.-based client administration group; a Wellington spokeswoman said the company does not comment on employment changes.
In addition, Chris Martin will handle sales and client service to U.K. corporate pension funds, reporting to Edward Pennings. He held a similar position at Bank of New York Mellon; a representative there could not be reached for additional information.