Patrick C. Lynch was named president and David C. Coughenour was named chief investment officer at Chicago Equity Partners, Chicago. Both positions are new. Mr. Lynch, previously a managing director, will continue to oversee all business functions. Mr. Coughenour was a managing director responsible for quantitative research and energy at Chicago Equity; he will continue to cover energy and oversee equity management. Robert H. Kramer, managing director responsible for trading and technology, will now also assume oversight of quantitative research.