MFS Investment Management has promoted Michael W. Roberge to president, effective Jan. 1. He will continue to serve as chief investment officer of U.S. investments, reporting to Robert Manning. Manning, who was previously president, will himself continue to serve as chief executive officer and chief investment officer.

“In his 14 years with the firm, Mike Roberge has proven himself to be a talented investor and a strong leader,” Manning said. “Through the many years I have worked with Mike, we have forged a strong and successful partnership, which I look forward to continuing.”

Roberge commented, “I am very excited about our future and look forward to playing an increasing role in shaping the strategic direction of MFS.”

Roberge joined MFS in 1996 in the fixed income department and served as a credit analyst, portfolio manager, research director and chief fixed income officer before being named chief U.S. investment officer in May 2006.

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