Richard Johnston was named a managing director at hedge fund consultant Albourne Partners. He will establish the company's first office in Hong Kong and will head the firm's activities in the region. Mr. Johnston was head of prime brokerage in Asia for UBS. Christine Walton, UBS spokeswoman, did not respond to a request for information about Mr. Johnston's replacement.
Edward A. Woods was named a portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, according to a news release from the firm. Mr. Woods was a vice president and senior investment counselor at Northern Trust. Information on his replacement at Northern Trust could not be learned by press time.
Gwen D. Burroughs was named chief marketing officer at Pentegra Retirement Services, a new position. Ms. Burroughs was a director at Scudder Retirement Services. Information about her replacement could not be learned by press time.