Ruggero De Rossi was named vice president, senior portfolio manager and team leader for Federated Investors’ emerging markets fixed-income investment group, said a company spokesman.
Mr. De Rossi replaces Roberto Sanchez-Dahl, who left the company in May 2013 to join Manulife Asset Management as a managing director and senior portfolio manager within its global fixed-income team.
Mr. De Rossi will report to Ihab L. Salib, senior vice president, and senior portfolio manager, head of international fixed income at Federated.
Mr. De Rossi was chief investment officer for emerging markets at Tandem Global Partners. Representatives from Tandem Global Partners could not be reached by press time.