Rene Canezin was named a managing director and senior portfolio manager at Harvard Management Co., which manages the $27.6 billion Harvard University endowment, Cambridge Mass.
The position, which is new, will focus on debt markets.
He will report to Stephen Blyth, managing director and head of internal management, according to a Harvard Management news release.
Mr. Canezin has served as a managing director and head of U.S. credit and global high-yield trading at Barclays Capital. Brandon Ashcraft, a spokesman for Barclays Capital, declined to comment about plans to replace Mr. Canezin.
John Longbrake, Harvard spokesman, could not immediately say when Mr. Canezin would start working at Harvard Management.