Sharon Wratchford and Robert Krantz were named co-directors of strategic marketing at CDC IXIS Asset Management Advisors Group, a money management holding company based in Boston. Both are new positions, and both will continue in their current duties - Ms. Wratchford is senior vice president, marketing and global distribution, and Mr. Krantz is senior vice president, asset management marketing.
Also at CDC IXIS, Stephen Evitts was hired as vice president, product management and development He had been senior product manager at Columbia Management Group, New York; he will not be replaced, said Columbia spokesman Charles Salmans. Mr. Evitts replaced Robert Dufresne at CDC. Mr. Dufresne left the firm, but no other information was available.