Rachida Mourahib was named head of fixed income for environmental, social and governance and green research within the global credit research team at HSBC Global Asset Management, a spokeswoman said.
The role is new. Ms. Mourahib will support all fixed-income teams on ESG integration and engagement. She is also responsible for the firm's global ESG fixed-income and green bond approval committees.
She is based in Paris and reports to Tina Radovic, global head of credit research while contributing to the firm's global ESG research efforts headed by Xavier Desmadryl, global head of ESG research.
"Rachida's appointment reinforces our commitment to constantly enhance ESG integration and further support the resilience and performance of clients' portfolios," Xavier Baraton, global CIO for fixed income, private debt and alternatives, said in a news release.
Ms. Mourahib was previously an equity and credit analyst at the firm. Details of her replacement were not available.
HSBC Global Asset Management had $525 billion in assets under management as of June 30.