PEOPLE MOVES: Axa, James Hambro, Fidelity Int’l

PEOPLE MOVES: Axa, James Hambro, Fidelity Int’l...

After 10 years with the business, the chief executive of Axa Global Asset Management has announced she is stepping down. James Hambro & Partners has made three senior staff members partners of the business, with Fidelity International handing five multi-asset open range funds to a new portfolio manager.

Published : 13, Jan 2017
OMI's Dolan succeeds Bradshaw as global sales director

OMI's Dolan succeeds Bradshaw as global sales...

Brendan Dolan, a veteran of the Middle East and Africa life industry, is to take over the position vacated by Marcel Bradshaw as head of sales worldwide for Old Mutual International, part of Old Mutual Wealth.

Published : 10, Jan 2017
PEOPLE MOVES: Deutsche Bank, RLAM, J. Safra Sarasin

PEOPLE MOVES: Deutsche Bank, RLAM, J. Safra Sarasin...

After Deutsche Bank’s head of anti-financial crime stepped down just six months into the job, the German bank has named his replacement. RLAM has created a global equity team by poaching three staff from Waverton IM, while J. Safra Sarasin has a new managing director for client advisory in Hong Kong.

Published : 10, Jan 2017
PEOPLE MOVES: Aegon, ATS, CII, Zedra, Lombard Odier

PEOPLE MOVES: Aegon, ATS, CII, Zedra, Lombard...

Aegon announces the departure of its UK platform czar following its buyout of Cofunds as Alliance Trust Savings hires an ex-Prudential consultant to the newly-created role of chief operating officer. Zedra appoints a new head of its London office, while on a more tragic note Columbia Threadneedle confirms the death of global equities manager Stephen Thornber.

Published : 5, Jan 2017
PEOPLE MOVES: STM, L&G, Lighthouse

PEOPLE MOVES: STM, L&G, Lighthouse

Cross-border pensions provider STM hires a key London & Colonial director to its board following its acquisition of the Sipp firm in September. EY reveals who will replace chief financial officer Mark Gregory when he retires next year as an ex- Personal Finance Society chief steps down from her role at the Lighthouse Group.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
Ex-BlackRock fund manager goes to jail for insider dealing

Ex-BlackRock fund manager goes to jail for insider...

A former fund manager at US giant BlackRock, Mark Lyttleton, has been jailed for one year after admitting two counts of insider dealing.

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Old Mutual International’s Jones joins Mike Coady at GWM

Old Mutual International’s Jones joins Mike Coady...

Darren Jones, the former head of international technical sales at Old Mutual International, has joined Guardian Wealth Management’s senior management team as technical and training director.

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Ex-deVere MD Mike Coady starts new job ‘with immediate effect’

Ex-deVere MD Mike Coady starts new job ‘with immediate...

Former managing director of deVere UK Mike Coady has become chief commercial officer ‘with immediate effect’ at rival firm Guardian Wealth Management (GWM).

Published : 21, Dec 2016
Hong Kong seeks private bankers for local, mainland clients

Hong Kong seeks private bankers for local, mainland...

There is a huge demand for relationship managers to look after high net worth (HNW) clients in Hong Kong and mainland China, a trend which is expected to continue in the coming year.

Published : 21, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Aegon, First Names Group, Amundi

PEOPLE MOVES: Aegon, First Names Group, Amundi...

The chief executive of Aegon Central & Eastern Europe is to retire in 2017, with the Dutch insurer announcing additional senior leadership changes. First Names Group has a new managing director of its Singapore business, while Amundi has appointed a deputy director to oversee the merger with Pioneer Investments.

Published : 20, Dec 2016
Pacific Asset Management bolsters senior team with two hires

Pacific Asset Management bolsters senior team...

Pacific Investments group has hired former HSBC multi-asset portfolio manager Will Bartleet and Deutsche Bank’s former global head of risk factors Louis Cucciniello to help build up its newly formed multi-asset business, Pacific Asset Management (PAM).

Published : 19, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Value Partners, Standard Life Inv., Nordea AM

PEOPLE MOVES: Value Partners, Standard Life Inv.,...

Value Partners has poached the chief executive of Prudential’s Asian investment arm, Eastspring Investments. Standard Life Investment has named a head of investments, with Nordea Asset Management replacing its outgoing chief executive.

Published : 15, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Generali, Ravenscroft, Old Mutual

PEOPLE MOVES: Generali, Ravenscroft, Old Mutual...

Italian insurer Generali has appointed a country manager for Italy and named a group chief investment officer. Ravenscroft has a new group managing director, while Old Mutual Wealth is to bid farewell to a company veteran.

Published : 13, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Swiss Life, Columbia Threadneedle, Legg Mason

PEOPLE MOVES: Swiss Life, Columbia Threadneedle,...

Swiss Life’s chief executive for Switzerland is to depart next year, with his successor already identified. Columbia Threadneedle has also named a chief executive, tasked with covering Emea and asset management. Legg Mason’s head of UK sales is set to depart, with a search underway for his replacement.

Published : 8, Dec 2016
US asset manager Oppenheimer targets EMEA with Dublin Ucits

US asset manager Oppenheimer targets EMEA with...

New York-headquartered asset manager OppenheimerFunds, has named former Alliance Bernstein director Doug Stewart to spearhead distribution across Europe, the Middle East and Africa for its newly launched Ireland-domiciled Ucits platform.

Published : 7, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Amundi, Moneyfarm, Deutsche Bank

PEOPLE MOVES: Amundi, Moneyfarm, Deutsche Bank...

Amundi has bolstered its multi-asset leadership, with Moneyfarm banking on industry experience in its CIO and CFO appointments. Deutsche Bank, meanwhile, is looking to innovate with two senior hires.

Published : 6, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Zurich, MBMG, Close Brothers

PEOPLE MOVES: Zurich, MBMG, Close Brothers

A Zurich stalwart has been hired to the Middle East to head up the life insurer’s retail distribution team, while Bangkok-based advisory firm MBMG announces a departure. Close Brothers appoints a new business development director, who will work closely with UK advisers.

Published : 1, Dec 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: StanChart, FPI, Aviva

PEOPLE MOVES: StanChart, FPI, Aviva

Standard Chartered’s Asean and south Asia chief executive has stepped down with immediate effect. Friends Provident International has appointed a regional sales director for Singapore, while Aviva has hired a tech industry heavy hitter for a new communications role.

Published : 29, Nov 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: BlackRock, Lombard Odier, Moore Stephens

PEOPLE MOVES: BlackRock, Lombard Odier, Moore...

After 11 months of musical chairs, things quietened down this week. A BlackRock veteran is to depart the company and possibly the industry. Lombard Odier has appointed a head of independent asset managers, while Moore Stephens has named a chief executive for Jersey.

Published : 24, Nov 2016
PEOPLE MOVES: Julius Baer, US SEC, JP Morgan

PEOPLE MOVES: Julius Baer, US SEC, JP Morgan

Swiss private bank Julius Baer is reportedly hoovering up bankers from the defunct Singapore branch of BSI Bank. The US Securities and Exchange Commission has announced two more resignations, while JP Morgan Asset Management has created a chief executive and country head role in Australia.

Published : 22, Nov 2016

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