Glenn A. Dever, a principal at Turner Investment Partners, was named chief marketing officer, a new position. Mr. Dever was director of institutional distribution for the firm and will continue to oversee institutional distribution, according to an unidentified official.
Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting expanded its lineup of research analysts. Erica Wolf, who is a research consultant on domestic equities, and Sanjay Mansukhani, an alternatives investment analyst, joined the consultant's Stamford, Conn., office. Marko Komarynsky, a fixed-income analyst, joined the pension consultant's Chicago office, confirmed Jeff Nipp, director of investment management research in Atlanta. Mr. Nipp said the consulting firm is "making an investment" in researchers who work on specific asset classes. Also, Gideon Nieuwoudt, research consultant, who specializes in hedge fund of funds and market-neutral investments, moved to the New York office from London. Ademir Zeco became a research analyst in the Atlanta office, contributing to research on hedge funds of funds, private equity and long-short equity managers; Mr. Zeco was a consulting analyst. Ms. Wolf was a research analyst at Northern Trust Global Investments, Mr. Mansukhani was an alternatives research analyst at Evaluation Associates and Mr. Komarynsky was a fixed-income analyst and portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Graystone Research. It could not be learned by press time if they had been replaced.
Harold Cooper joined Mellon Human Resources & Investor Solutions as principal and Chicago retirement practice leader, said Ed Gadowski, spokesman. The position, which is located in Chicago, had been open for more than a year, but Mr. Gadowski could not say by press time who previously held the post. Mr. Cooper will report to Robert Coury, principal-retirement practice leader for the central region, who is based in Pittsburgh. Mr. Cooper most recently had been a principal with Davis Conder Enderle & Sloan. Matt Sloan, a principal with Davis Conder, confirmed Mr. Cooper recently left the firm but declined further comment.
Nancy E. Stuebe joined Gabelli Asset Management as an associate portfolio manager of the $700 million Gabelli Small Cap Growth fund, said Douglas R. Jamieson, president and COO. The position is new. Mr. Jamieson said Ms. Stuebe is a "known quantity," having worked at the firm from 1990 to 1993 as a research analyst and assistant portfolio manager. Ms. Stuebe had been a managing director with William D. Witter, where she shared oversight of small-cap growth funds. Melanie Marshak, CFO of Witter, said the firm had no comment.