BGI Names Marie Chandoha as Head of U.S. Fixed Income

March 27, 2007 ( - Asset manager Barclays Global investors (BGI) hired Maria Chandoha to lead its fixed income operations, replacing Brian Zalaznick.

According to a press release, Chandoha will be based in San Francisco and responsible for managing the firm’s fixed income business in the U.S., as well as driving product strategy and the distribution of the U.S. Fixed Income product offerings across the BGI platform.

She will report to Peter Knez, Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of Fixed Income.

Chandoha joined BGI from Wells Capital Management where she served as Co-Head and Senior Portfolio Manager of the Montgomery Fixed Income Division and before that she was a Senior Bond Strategist at Goldman Sachs and a Managing Director in the Global Fixed Income Research group of Credit Suisse First Boston.