Kieran Curtis was named investment director for emerging markets debt at Standard Life Investments, according to Amy Williams, spokeswoman.
The position is new.
Mr. Curtis will be responsible for research and development of local currency emerging markets debt, based in London. He will report to Richard House, head of emerging markets debt at SLI.
Mr. Curtis was portfolio manager, emerging markets local currency debt, at Aviva Investors. Jerry Brewin, head of emerging markets debt, will take overall responsibility for the management of his portfolios with Valentina Chen, an Aviva spokeswoman said.