Brian Hess was named global markets fixed-income strategist at Loomis, Sayles & Co., confirmed company spokeswoman Erin Heard.
The position is new.
Mr. Hess will join the company's full-discretion team to evaluate opportunities within non-U.S. developed and emerging markets. He will report to Elaine Stokes and Matt Eagan, vice presidents and co-heads of the full-discretion team.
Mr. Hess was an associate portfolio manager at Brandywine Global Investment Management. Jimmy Moock, a spokesman for Brandywine, declined to comment on whether the firm has replaced Mr. Hess.