State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management unit of State Street Corp., has named Peter Lert as a principal to serve as product engineer and portfolio manager in the firm's global enhanced equity area. Lert will report to Sean Flannery, a SSgA principal and director of product engineering.

"Peter will be a valuable addition to our enhanced strategies group, as he brings both quantitative expertise and a solid understanding of the investment business - from portfolio and strategy development to technology innovation and trading operations management," Flannery said.

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