Amanda Abdella joined Standish Mellon Asset Management as a senior portfolio manager for insurance client bond portfolios.
The position, which entails client service responsibilities as well, is a new one at the firm, according to a news release from parent company BNY Mellon Asset Management.
Ms. Abdella was a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager at Hartford Investment Management. HIMCO spokeswoman Julia Zweig said Ms. Abdella's duties have been transitioned to other team members.
The firm's insurance client-related assets under management surged nearly 13% over the first six months of 2012, according to the news release.