Kevin J. OBrien was named president of H.A. Schupf, as part of the companys expansion. In the newly created role of president, Mr. OBrien will report to Axel Schupf, chairman and CEO. Schupf, a growth manager serving institutional and high-net-worth clients, was acquired by Nvest in October and has been combined with Reich & Tang, another affiliate. Mr. OBrien had been a portfolio manager and vice president at Alliance Capital Management, where a spokeswoman said his investment management duties have been assumed by other staff.