James E. Grefenstette, a vice president and senior portfolio manager with Federated Investors, was named head of the firm’s core/growth equity management team, confirmed spokeswoman Meghan McAndrew.
Mr. Grefenstette will retain his current titles. He replaces Carol R. Miller, also a senior portfolio manager, who left the firm, Ms. McAndrew said. She declined to provide further details. Ms. Miller couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.
Mr. Grefenstette, who will continue to manage the $366 million Federated Mid Cap Growth Strategies fund, replaces Ms. Miller as a senior portfolio manager for the $1.3 billion Federated Capital Appreciation fund.