Bryan M. Burke was named director of retirement plan sales for investment manager Federated Investors, confirmed spokesman Ed Costello. Mr. Burke, who will retain his role as national account manager, will provide strategic sales leadership to the firms team of four retirement consultants. He reports to Robert Tousignant, director of national accounts. Mr. Burke replaces Christopher Fives; Mr. Costello could not provide further details on Mr. Fives departure.