Kisoo Park was named managing director and portfolio manager for the global multisector fixed-income team at Manulife Asset Management, spokesman Brian Carmichael confirmed in an e-mail.
It is a new position. Mr. Park will be based in Hong Kong.
Mr. Park previously was a founder and COO at an “Asia-focused, event-driven hedge fund” in Hong Kong. Mr. Carmichael could not provide the name of the firm by press time.