NU Online News Service, Oct. 10, 4:05 p.m. – Moody’s Investors Service, New York, has hired Christopher Roach to be an associate analyst on its life and health insurance team.

Roach previously handled insurance research and credit analysis for Townsend & Schupp Company, Hartford.

Roach has also been a stock analyst for Phoenix Investment Partners, a unit of The Phoenix Companies Inc., Hartford.

Roach has a bachelor’s degree in business from Keene State College and a master’s degree in economics from Trinity College.