John Dare was named chairman of private equity management firm BPEP International, London, said Erin Burke, spokeswoman for BPEP. He was chairman of Baring Private Equity, which was bought out by senior management from ING Group and renamed BPEP. Chris Brotchie, Baring Private Equity chief executive officer, is retiring but will remain on the BPEP boards and investment committees of regional management companies. He will not be replaced as CEO; the company was restructured after the buyout and the position was eliminated. Also, Gail Guerin is stepping down as senior marketing partner; she will not be replaced.