Christine I. Koppel was named designated officer by the CFA Institute, Charlottesville, Va., to enforce the institute's code of ethics and standards of professional conduct by members, confirmed Jessica Galehouse, a CFA Institute spokeswoman. The post had been vacant for about a year. Ms. Koppel will oversee investigations of alleged violations of the code and standards and will propose sanctions on members who the institute has determined violated the code. She will also be a representative of the professional conduct program to institute members and CFA candidates. Ms. Koppel was an independent consultant to small and midsized organizations undergoing business transitions.
Bill Feldmaier joined Comerica as vice president and national sales director in the retirement services group, confirmed spokeswoman Sara Snyder. He will oversee national sales, marketing, product development and training initiatives. The position was created to improve Comerica's 401(k) sales in Michigan, Texas, Florida and California, Ms. Snyder said. Mr. Feldmaier was a vice president of Midwest retirement plan sales for Scudder Investments, where he was responsible for qualified plan sales in the $1 million-to-$20 million market in the Midwest. Rosalia Scampoli, spokeswoman for Scudder, could not be reached by press time for information about a replacement.