Yosef Zweibach was named director and head of business strategy and investor relations at PanAgora Asset Management, spokeswoman Katherine Segura confirmed in an email.
The position is new. Mr. Zweibach will be responsible for increasing the firm's exposure to institutional investors and assisting PanAgora's distribution team create and implement new initiatives to help its client base. He will report to George D. Mussalli, chief investment officer and head of research, equity, and Edward Qian, CIO and head of research, multiasset.
Mr. Zweibach was global head of quantitative sales at Barclays Capital. Barclays spokesman Andrew Smith declined to comment on whether he was replaced.
PanAgora Asset Management had $54 billion in assets under management as of Dec. 31.