Jim Conklin joined QFS Asset Management as a managing director, director of research and a member of the company’s operating committee.
The position is new, said Leo Murray, a spokesman for the firm.
Mr. Conklin was a managing director and head of research at FX Concepts. A spokeswoman at FX Concepts said Mr. Conklin is likely to be replaced in that role. Brett Holleman, a managing director and portfolio manager with FX Concepts, couldn’t immediately be reached for further information.