Christopher G. Luck was named director of equity marketing at First Quadrant, a new position. Mr. Luck previously was a consultant and director of sponsor services with research consultant BARRA. Todd Doersch, director of marketing and sales at BARRA, said company executives are searching to replace Mr. Luck. BARRA plans on hiring someone from outside the firm, he said.
Ian Hogg, managing director in charge of The WM Co.'s technology project, has left the company for personal reasons. Mr. Hogg's duties in overseeing WM 2000 its technology project to integrate systems for both pension funds and money managers have been taken over by Patrick Harkin, a WM director who already had major involvement in the area. Mr. Hogg was unavailable for comment