John S. Halaby was named executive vice president and head of distribution at Harbor Capital Advisors, a spokesman confirmed.
Mr. Halaby will be based in Chicago and will join the firm Aug. 5, overseeing the firm's sales and marketing teams. He will report to Kristof Gleich, president and is replacing Hugh M. Kelly, who is retiring after 17 years with Harbor Capital.
Mr. Halaby was previously head of financial institutions group, U.S. intermediaries, at T. Rowe Price Group. The firm is actively seeking a replacement, said Katrina Clay, T. Rowe Price spokeswoman.
Harbor Capital Advisors has about $47 billion in assets under management.