Jeffrey Rosenberg was named a managing director and chief investment strategist for fixed income at BlackRock, confirmed spokeswoman Jessica Greaney.
The position is new.
He will report to Robert Stanley, managing director and head of retail fixed income with BlackRock's portfolio management group.
Mr. Rosenberg was head of global credit strategy research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Rinat Rond, a spokeswoman with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, couldn't be reached for comment.