Conrad Saldanha was named managing director and portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, managing emerging markets equity strategies, confirmed spokesman Randall B. Whitestone. It is a new position. Mr. Saldanha was portfolio manager for GE Asset Managements India and emerging markets equities team. Co-portfolio managers Brent Jones and Ping Zhou will assume his responsibilities for emerging markets equities, said GE Asset spokesman Chris Linehan. Mr. Jones will take over Mr. Saldanhas responsibilities for the India portfolio while a permanent replacement is sought, Mr. Linehan said.