Ursala Carty has been named executive vice president and director of distribution of the Dreyfus Corporation of New York. Previously, Carty was senior vice president of product management and development of the asset management division of Paine Webber of New York. Laura Mulhall has been named executive vice president and head of the independent financial planning sales division, also at Dreyfus. Mulhall was formerly senior vice president and director of the financial advisor division at OppenheimerFunds of New York.
Paul Kaplan has been appointed director of research at Morningstar of Chicago. Kaplan was promoted from director of quantitative research at Morningstar.