Allianz Global Investors has formed an academic advisory board to help promote its Allianz Global Investors Center for Behavioral Finance. The members of the board are: Nicholas Barberis, Yale School of Management; Kent Daniel, Graduate School of Business at Columbia University; Daniel Goldstein, London Business School and Yahoo Research; Noah J. Goldstein, UCLA Anderson School of Management; and John W. Payne, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


Fiduciary360, the Pittsburgh-based fiduciary education and training firm, appointed Duane Thompson as a policy analyst. In that role, Thompson will help coordinate fi360's work with legislators and regulators in Washington. Thompson will also provide analysis and commentary on the most pressing fiduciary issues of the day. Thompson was the managing director of the FPA's Washington office and the organization's lead lobbyist. He was with the industry group for 14 years.



Peng Chen, president of Morningstar's Ibbotson Associates unit, has been named president of Morningstar's global investment management division. In that role, he will oversee the company's investing, consulting, retirement advice and investment management operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.