Anita Krishnamoorthy was hired as a senior research analyst and co-head of the Singapore office for Third Avenue Management. The position is new. Ms. Krishnamoorthy will provide research on Asian securities products for all of the global equity firms investment strategies. The firm manages $25 billion. Ms. Krishnamoorthy will lead the office along with portfolio manager Henry Patner, said Bridget Smith, spokeswoman. Ms. Krishnamoorthy was vice president of equity research at First Eagle Funds. Tara Hannigan, a spokeswoman for First Eagle, did not return phone calls by deadline for details on Ms. Krishnamoorthys replacement.