Ruud Hommes has been named general manager of the Stichting Pensioenfonds IBM Nederland, Amstelveen, The Netherlands. Mr. Hommes succeeded Hans Janssens, who took early retirement as head of the 4 billion guilder ($1.9 billion) pension fund.
Frank C. McLaughlin joined Simms Capital Management as a senior consultant, a new position. Previously, he was managing directo r at C.L. Glazer & Co., an institutional brokerage firm.
Craig Rainey assumed Mr. McLaughlin's duties at the firm.