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Tilney Bestinvest in financial planning hiring blitz

Tilney Bestinvest in financial planning hiring blitz

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:24

Investment and financial planning group Tilney Bestinvest has added four additional financial planners to its expanding team. »

Allianz Life promotes Todd Hedtke to SVP, CIO

Allianz Life promotes Todd Hedtke to SVP, CIO

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:25

Allianz Life Insurance Company has promoted Todd Hedtke (pictured) to senior vice president and chief investment officer for Allianz Investment Management (AIM) US. »

Canada Life makes senior sales hire

Canada Life makes senior sales hire

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:39

Canada Life Investments has appointed Ian Goulsbra (pictured) as Senior Sales Director, responsible for promoting the company’s offering in the UK discretionary market. In this new role, Goulsbra will report to Frank Maret, Head of Distribution at Canada Life Investments. »

SGSS appoints new CEO for Italy

SGSS appoints new CEO for Italy

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:13

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Frédéric Barroyer as Chief Executive Officer and Country Head of SGSS in Italy, effective 1 July 2015. Based in Milan, he reports to Bruno Prigent, Global Head of SGSS. »

Khor Hock Seng to step down as CEO Aviva Asia

Khor Hock Seng to step down as CEO Aviva Asia

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:09

Khor Hock Seng (pictured), Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Asia and Friends Provident International (FPI), will leave the Group at the end of October to join Great Eastern as its Group Chief Executive Officer, based in Singapore. »

OE Capital expands business

OE Capital expands business

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 07:40

Swedish advisory and capital introduction company OE Capital is expanding its business with the appointment of Johan Strömberg (pictured) as Head of Sales.  »

Sabrina Bailey named Global Head of Defined Contribution at Northern Trust Asset Management

Sabrina Bailey named Global Head of Defined Contribution at Northern Trust Asset Management

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:52

Sabrina Bailey (pictured) has joined Northern Trust Asset Management as Global Head of Defined Contribution, a new position created to strengthen Northern Trust’s strategic focus on its growing retirement solutions business.  »

Bill Peressini named CEO of Hancock Natural Resource Group

Bill Peressini named CEO of Hancock Natural Resource Group

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 07:50

Bill Peressini (pictured) has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG). »

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP50m Enterprise Development Fund

IoM government seeks private investment managers for GBP50m Enterprise Development Fund

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:30

The Isle of Man Government Treasury is seeking private investment managers for the island’s proposed Enterprise Development Fund. The closing date for Expressions of Interest will be 12pm Thursday 3 September. »

Mark Demo, AcadiaSoft

AcadiaSoft appoints Mark Demo as Product Director

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 10:02

AcadiaSoft, provider of the MarginSphere collateral hub, has appointed Mark Demo (pictured) as Product Director.  »

EQ bolsters corporate benefits team with new hire

EQ bolsters corporate benefits team with new hire

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 14:31

EQ Investors (EQ), the boutique wealth manager led by John Spiers, has appointed Hayley Jarvis (pictured) as a consultant within its corporate benefits team.  »

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:37

TABB Group has promoted Anthony J Perrotta (pictured), Jr and Andy Nybo to partner, global heads of research and consulting.  »

RBC Global Asset Management appoints new head of Asia-Pacific region

RBC Global Asset Management appoints new head of Asia-Pacific region

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:04

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), has appointed Ken Tam as Managing Director and Head of Asia for RBC Investment Management (Asia) Limited.  »

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:51

Munich Reinsurance America, has appointed John Vasturia (pictured) and Jill Beggs to new leadership positions, effective immediately. »

 Natixis Global Asset Management announces new distribution and investment operations in Canada

Natixis Global Asset Management announces new distribution and investment operations in Canada

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:46

Natixis Global Asset Management has announced organisational changes at NexGen Financial. NexGen, now known as NGAM Canada, will continue to serve Canadian financial advisors and their clients through their growing line-up of innovative mutual fund products.  »

Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics Group adds three senior hires

Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics Group adds three senior hires

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:45

Three senior hires will join the Research and Economics group of Wells Fargo Securities, the capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company. »

Julz Burgess named Head of Corporate Trust for Regions Wealth Management’s institutional services group

Julz Burgess named Head of Corporate Trust for Regions Wealth Management’s institutional services group

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:39

Regions Bank has named Julz Burgess (pictured) as head of its Corporate Trust Group. Burgess will provide strategic direction for Regions Corporate Trust with an emphasis on business development, client service and retention. She will also manage Regions Institutional Services’ Escrow business. »

Dallas Police and Fire Pension System appoints veteran investment management exec as CIO

Dallas Police and Fire Pension System appoints veteran investment management exec as CIO

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 07:37

The Dallas Police & Fire Pension System (DPFP) Has appointed James A Perry (pictured) as the system's Chief Investment Officer, a newly created position.   »

Mirabaud Asset Management acquires European small and mid cap equity team

Mirabaud Asset Management acquires European small and mid cap equity team

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 14:36

Ken Nicholson (pictured) is to join Mirabaud Asset Management in September to manage European small and mid cap equity portfolios.  »

Nine PIMCO closed-end funds announce portfolio manager addition

Nine PIMCO closed-end funds announce portfolio manager addition

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 07:46

Nine PIMCO closed-end funds have added David Hammer as co-Portfolio Manager, sharing responsibilities with current Portfolio Manager Joseph Deane. »

CRT Capital expands trading and research platform

CRT Capital expands trading and research platform

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 13:53

CRT Capital Group (CRT), an independent institutional broker-dealer, has expanded its institutional sales, trading and research platform with the hiring of six new senior research analysts.  »

Fifth Street Asset Management makes changes to Board of Directors

Fifth Street Asset Management makes changes to Board of Directors

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 13:42

Frank C Meyer has retired from the Board of Directors of Fifth Street Asset Management. Mark J Gordon has been appointed to the Audit Committee and David J Anderson to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to fill the vacancies created by Meyer's departure.  »

Cardano appoints UK Head of Business Development

Cardano appoints UK Head of Business Development

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 13:40

Investment adviser and fiduciary manager Cardano has expanded its team with the appointment of Phil Redding as UK Head of Business Development. »

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Brookwood promotes Miles B Janich

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:45

Brookwood Financial Partners has promoted Miles B Janich to Senior Vice President of Brookwood Securities Partners, the comany’s registered broker-dealer. »

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Wedgewood Partners names Bill Thomas Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:19

Wedgewood Partners, a large cap growth equity asset manager, has appointed William “Bill” Thomas as Chief Compliance and Chief Administrative Officer. »

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Lebenthal Asset Management expands portfolio management team

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:16

Lebenthal Asset Management (LAM), the asset management division of Lebenthal Holdings, has appointed Barbara Doran as a portfolio manager. »

London Pensions Fund Authority names acting Chairman

London Pensions Fund Authority names acting Chairman

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 15:15

Sir Merrick Cockell is to take over as acting Chairman of the London Pensions Fund Authority. »

PCM makes new hire for Malta operation

PCM makes new hire for Malta operation

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:16

Prestige Capital Management Limited (PCM) has appointed Ronnie Busuttil as Chief Accountant with its Malta office. Busuttil has a career spanning nearly 30 years, split between the UK and Malta. »

Hermes strengthens sales presence in Asia-Pacific

Hermes strengthens sales presence in Asia-Pacific

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:10

Hermes Investment Management has expanded its sales presence in Asia with the appointment Brian Sng (pictured) as Manager, Business Development.  »

SLI receives first funds from Alpha Fund Managers

SLI receives first funds from Alpha Fund Managers

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:57

Multi-manager Alpha Fund Managers has become the first Australian investor in the Standard Life Investments Absolute Return Global Bond Strategies Trust (ARGBS). »

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