Ron Auer was named director in business development at quantitative equity manager Analytic Investors, according to company spokesman Howard Monaghan.
The position is new. Mr. Auer will handle business development and client servicing for Taft-Hartley plans. He will report to George Matthews, head of consultant relations and business development at Analytic Investors.
Mr. Auer was executive director at CORPaTH, an international coalition of defined benefit plan sponsors, trustees and service providers committed to the socially and environmentally responsible investing of DB plans. Representatives from CORPaTH could not be reached by press time.