T. Rowe Price Names Head of International Fixed Income

T. Rowe Price International Ltd named Arif Husain head of international fixed income.

In this role, Husain will lead the firm’s international/global fixed income investment team and process. He will also take on portfolio management responsibilities following an appropriate transition period. Husain will start on August 30, and be based in London, United Kingdom.

Husain will succeed Ian Kelson, who will remain at T. Rowe Price in the Fixed Income Division and among other responsibilities will continue to serve on the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee and be available to service clients, help with product development, and mentor investment associates during the transition period.

Husain has 18 years of investment experience and most recently served as director of both European fixed income and U.K. and Euro portfolio management for AllianceBernstein. He was responsible for management of the EMEA fixed income business, leading a team of professionals across research, portfolio management, and support disciplines. As a member of the global fixed income and absolute return portfolio management teams, he had responsibility for managing global multi-sector and global government portfolios, and oversaw European credit, European high yield, U.K./European short duration, and U.K. fixed income products. Prior to joining AllianceBernstein in 1999, Husain was assistant director of European derivatives trading at Greenwich NatWest and traded interest rate swaps at Bank of America.

He received a B.Sc. (Hons) in banking and international finance from the City University London Business School (now Cass Business School) and is a CFA charterholder.