Zela Astarjian was named vice president, business development, at Punter Southall, an actuarial consulting and investment management firm. It is a new position. Ms. Astarjian reports to Joe Finn, principal and managing director.
Pamela Kruh, spokeswoman for Punter Southall, said Ms. Astarjian was a product specialist at Bank of America. Jon Goldstein, spokesman for Bank of America, was not available for comment at press time.