Peg Pike was promoted to chief operating officer of Rampart Investment Management, Boston, with responsibility for sales and client services, marketing and administration and finance. Ms. Pike, who joined Rampart in 2002, said the position is new. Ms. Pike also will continue her duties as a product manager.
Stuart Rosenthal also joined Rampart as an assistant portfolio manager. He replaced Neil Cello, who left the firm, said spokesman Fred McGrail. Mr. Rosenthal had been a quantitative investment analyst with Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo, Boston. A spokesman for GMO couldn't immediately say whether the vacancy would be filled.