Yvonne Sin was named to lead Watson Wyatt Worldwide's investment consulting business in mainland China, according to a news release. She was previously head of global pensions in the social protection department of the World Bank. Further information was unavailable as of press time.
Natasha Landell-Mills was appointed responsible investment analyst at the £29 billion ($56.5 billion) Universities Superannuation Scheme, Liverpool, England, and Helen Hopkins was appointed responsible investment project coordinator, according to David Russell, co-head of responsible investment. Both positions are new, and both will report to Mr. Russell and Daniel Summerfield, co-head of responsible investment. The appointments followed the 2006 departure of SRI senior adviser Raj Thamotheram, who went to AXA Investment Managers as director of responsible investments. Ms. Landell-Mills was previously an SRI adviser at OTP Fund Management; there are no plans to replace her, said Istvan Honics, OTP's head of equity investments. Ms. Hopkins was with U.K. Social Investment Forum, an industry group with about 200 members including asset managers, investment consultants and financial institutions. Information on her title and potential replacement was not available as press time.
Anthony F. Ecock joined private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe as a senior operating executive. Mr. Ecock was vice president and general manager, enterprise clients group, of General Electric Healthcare. No further information was available.