Diane South has been named director of social research at Citizens Advisers, investment advisor to the socially responsible Citizens Funds, the company announced last week. South joined Citizens in 2001 as social research manager.

In her new role, South will oversee all social research activities at Citizens, including social screening, proxy voting and shareholder activism. South said that in the next few months, Citizens will be waging a campaign to resolve auditors' conflict of interest, particularly Cisco and Microsoft [see MFMN 6/13/02].

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