Wilshire Associates Opens Office in China

Santa Monica investment firm Wilshire Associates has opened an office in Suzhou, China. Wilshire executives said the office is intended to expand the firm’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region and complement its existing Hong Kong office.

Aecom CEO Burke Adds Chairman Role

Michael Burke, who was named chief executive of the engineering and design firm Aecom a year ago, was appointed chairman of the company’s board Wednesday, following the retirement of John Dionisio, the company’s former chairman and chief executive. Dionisio will remain a member of the company’s board.

Marlborough School Names New Boss

Priscilla Sands was appointed the new head of Marlborough School in Hancock Park. Sands is currently the president of Philadelphia’s Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Her appointment at Marlborough, a private middle and high school for girls, becomes effective July 1.