J. Reed Murphy was named chief investment officer at Calamos Wealth Management, spokesman Greg Joslyn confirmed in an email.
He replaces Michael Kassab, who is moving to Calamos Investments as chief market strategist.
Mr. Murphy will oversee all aspects of the firm's investment platform. He will report to Calamos Wealth Management President Jim Baka.
Mr. Murphy was president and CIO at TC Wealth Partners/Trust Co. of Illinois. CEO William M. Giffin could not be immediately reached for additional information.
The firm manages $1.6 billion in assets, about $300 million of which is institutional.