Eaton Vance Distributors of Boston, the broker/dealer subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp., has promoted William Gillen to national sales director of both the independent/financial institution and brokerage sales groups. He was previously national sales manager of the independent/financial institution sales group.
Eaton Vance has also promoted three other executives and hired a fourth sales executive. Perry Hooker is now regional sales director for the east coast for independent/financial institution sales. Joseph Nelson now holds the same title for the west coast. And Michael Foster is now regional sales director for the east coast for brokerage sales. Eaton Vance has also hired Ira Baron, formerly with Prudential Securities of Newark, N.J., as regional sales director for the west coast for brokerage sales.