Robert Goldman was named head of Latin American equities research and Paul Werme was named senior bank analyst in New York.Paribas is the international investment and merchant banking arm of Group Paribas.

Mr. Goldman will report jointly to Christian Picot, head of New York equity brokerage, and Mike Fesemeyer, head of global research. Prior to joining Paribas, Mr. Goldman was at Salomon Smith Barney, where he was managing director of research covering Latin American conglomerates, oil, gas and petrochemical companies. He also was an analyst with Dean Witter Reynolds and William Blair & Co.

Mr. Goldman is a certified financial analyst and holds a BS in chemical engineering and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Werme was previously head of the Latin American financial institutions group at Duff and Phelps. Prior to that, he was at Bank of Nova Scotia where his role included managing the bank's Latin American credit portfolio, establishing its Chilean affiliate, leading the bank's acquisition efforts in Latin America and restructuring Banco Inverlat's Credit Department.

Mr. Werme has a BA in political science from York University Toronto and an MA in international economics from the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He will report directly to Mr. Goldman.


Brian Newby, controller, will assume the duties of acting chief financial officer until the company finds a permanent replacement for Lawrence Lenz, who has resigned.

Based in New York, Bradley manufactures and markets brand-name products and over-the-counter pharmaceutical and health-related products in the United States and 26 international markets.


Craig Richards was named chief executive officer of this Alpharetta, Ga., software company. He succeeds Jim Judson, who is one of the original founders of the company and has served as president since 1995.

Mr. Judson will maintain his position as chairman on the Witness Systems board of directors, and will assume the position of vice president of business development.

Mr. Richards promises to ''expand the company's aggressive position in the marketplace and further grow a business that has demonstrated it possesses the fortitude to be an industry leader, both nationally and internationally.''

Witness Systems develops and supplies client/server quality monitoring software for call centers.