Stephen Moore was named executive director in WestLB's global energy group, according to a news release. He will report to Thomas Murray, global head of energy, and Manish Taneja, global co-head of loan and debt capital markets. Ashweeta Durani, WestLB spokeswoman, could not be reached for more details on the position. Mr. Moore was a vice president and senior credit officer at Moody's Investor Service.
Scott E. Couto was promoted to global head of product at Evergreen Investments, said spokesman Dan Flaherty. It is a new position. Mr. Couto will be responsible for "driving innovative product strategies from conception to implementation," according to a news release. Mr. Couto will report to Peter Cieszko, president of global distribution. Mr. Couto was senior vice president and director of investment product management. Mr. Flaherty said Mr. Couto will retain the title of senior vice president and his previous responsibilities.