May 29 (Bloomberg) — Pacific Investment Management Co., the investment firm that overhauled its leadership this year after the abrupt resignation of former Chief Executive Officer Mohamed El-Erian, hired Rick Chan and Jason Goldberg as portfolio managers specializing in derivatives.

Chan and Goldberg are based in Newport Beach, California, and report to Josh Thimons, managing director of the firm’s volatility strategies, Pimco said today in an e-mailed statement. They’ll be joined by Harley Bassman, known as “the Convexity Maven,” who starts in July after working in Credit Suisse Group AG’s securities unit.

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