Arun Gowda and Lucy Pesa were named senior executives on the New York investor relations team of CQS, a London-based hedge fund manager.
Mr. Gowda will be responsible for managing relationships with CQS' U.S. and Canadian investors. He was managing director of Eventi Capital Partners, where he managed a private investment portfolio of early-stage technology companies, according to CQS spokesman Jonathan Gasthalter.
Ms. Pesa will be responsible for managing relationships with consultants, endowments, and public and corporate pension plans. Ms. Pesa was a vice president in Advent Capital Management's investor relations group.
Representatives of Eventi and Advent did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
CQS has $6 billion in assets.