Robert S. Natale and Kenneth L. Henry are new managing directors at Bear Stearns. Mr. Natale will co-lead the management team of the S&P Stars Portfolio, the company's flagship mutual fund. Mr. Natale joins Bear Stearns from a 19-year tenure at Standard & Poor's, where he had been director of equity research since 1991.
Mr. Henry will be in charge of Bear Stearns' private client marketing effort. In his new position, he is charged with building the company's effort in servicing high-net-worth clients. He also will be responsible for building the wrap business and developing other products. Mr. Henry joins the firm after a 13-year tenure at Merrill Lynch