Craig Scholl joined Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, Calif., as manager of asset allocation and administration at the $3.248 billion pension fund, a new position. His primary responsibility will be to oversee the fund's outside managers. Mr. Scholl previously was manager, pension and thrift management, for the $750 million pension fund of Asea Brown Boveri Inc., Stamford, Conn. ABB will name a replacement for Mr. Scholl soon, said Eric Wood, director, pension and thrift management.
Nunzio A. Tartaglia left the $5.8 billion Harvard Management Co., Boston, to join Lehman Brothers as managing director for equity derivative research and quantitative analytics, a new post. At Harvard, Mr. Tartaglia was a vice president and equity portfolio manager. Harvard officials were unavailable to comment on whether he will be replaced.
Robert Anslow, a partner and director of the systematic and global portfolio management/research group at Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, San Diego, and Jon Pihlblad, portfolio manager, have resigned.
Mr. Anslow will start his own investment firm in San Diego, GlobeFlex Capital Partners. Mr. Pihlblad will be a principal. The firm will share trading, marketing and operations resources with Lyons Capital Partners. Lyons' Timothy Lyons and Antonio Cabral will be principals of GlobeFlex.
R.E. Dailey, vice president of Equifax Inc. with responsibility for the company's $466 million in retirement plans, has retired. He has been replaced by Donald McGuffey, formerly an assistant vice president reporting to Mr. Dailey. Mr. Dailey continues to work part time as a consultant on corporate insurance and benefits funding.
William Hodgkiss was hired as treasurer and vice president-business affairs and administration at Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis. His job includes oversight of an endowment fund of about $75 million. Mr. Hodgkiss, who was president of Norwest Bank, Appleton, replaces Michael O. Stewart, who now is vice president-finance at Marian College of Fond du Lac, Wis.
Stephen T. Johnson was named vice president and chief financial officer at Acuson Corp., Mountain View, Calif. He also will continue to serve in his post of treasurer. He replaced Robert J. Gallagher, who was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer.
The Kansas Public Employees' Retirement System, Topeka, appointed Chicago attorney Thomas E. Gibbs to head up its litigation efforts related to losses in direct placement and real estate investments, said Meredith Williams, executive secretary. He replaces Leonard Ring, who died Feb. 4.
Prudential Diversified Investment Strategies, Newark, N.J., named James H. Scott Jr. chief executive officer and Mark Stumpp chief investment officer. Mr. Scott, previously a managing director, and Mr. Stumpp, a managing director and director of research, replace Paul Guidone, who held both positions. Mr. Guidone recently left PDI to become chief investment officer at HSBC Asset Management Ltd., London.
Brian W. Nocco was named treasurer of Continental Bank, Chicago, and its parent. Mr. Nocco, who was vice president-finance, fills a position that had been vacant for several years. Continental officials were uncertain how the proposed merger with Bank of America will affect executive positions at Continental. Mr. Nocco's former position won't be filled.