Ben Alibrandi joined Credit Suisse as a director on the consultant relations team. The new position is part of a continuing expansion of investment and client service operations, said spokeswoman Suzanne Fleming. Mr. Alibrandi reports to Richard Pustorino, director and head of the consultant relations team. Mr. Alibrandi was a senior vice president and member of the consultant relations team at Lehman Brothers. Randall Whitestone, a Lehman Brothers spokesman, said a replacement for Mr. Alibrandi is expected to be named within the next month.