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People Moves 29th January – 9th February

  • SoftBank has added Goldman MD Murtaza Ahmed, to help manage Vision Fund
  • River and Mercantile Asset Management fired Philip Rodrigs, one of its portfolio managers
  • Paul Squires is exiting AXA after over 20 years, to become head of equity trading for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Invesco
  • JPMorgan Asset Management has promoted its global head of equity trading Kristian West, to oversee an expansion into data analytics
  • Ex-banking star Huw van Steenis unexpectedly quits Schroders
  • Hendrik du Toit, is set to become co-CEO of the wider Investec Group from 1 October 2018, as John Green and Mimi Ferrini will become joint-CEOs of the asset management business
  • Sebastien Faucher joins HSBC Global Asset Management in a new role to oversee fixed income passive funds
  • Founder and chief executive Henry Kenner has left Arrowgrass to join TruFin as chairman and chief executive
  • Salamanca Group has appointed Simon Heilpern as Head of Real Estate
  • LJ Partnership has announced Susan Geddes as a managing director of structured finance in its Real Estate team
  • Franklin Templeton has announced changes to the structure of its emerging markets team, following the announcement lead portfolio manager of the Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust Carlos Hardenberg is set to depart
  • Alex Game and Max Ormiston have been appointed assistant fund managers within the Equity department at Unicorn Asset Management working alongside Fraser Mackersie and Chris Hutchinson
  • Bank Leumi has appointed Gil Karni as its new CEO
  • Konstantin Sajonia-Coburgo the head of Barclays in Spain has announced his exit
  • Wyelands Bank has announced Neil Sawbridge as chief financial officer and Sarah Burkill as a director supporting origination, strategic and product development
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch has hired former Morgan Stanley banker Matt Cannon to co-head its business for the UK and Ireland
  • Barclays has hired Naseer Al-Khudairi, previously head of electronic trading at Credit Suisse, as its new electronic trading boss in Europe
  • UBS has hired Neil Young an executive previously investigating serious misconduct and financial crime at HSBC
  • Brummer Global COO Conrad Levy left to focus on independent fund governance
  • Sanlam UK has appointed David Mason as COO
  • Legg Mason has appointed Regina Curry as Chief Diversity Officer, this is a part of new plans to enhance diversity in the business
  • The Financial Conduct Authority  has promoted their acting COO Nausicaa Delfas to executive director of international, responsible for delivering the regulator’s response to the Brexit process
  • UK Finance has appointed Santander’s Miguel Sard as their new chair of its Mortgages Product and Service Board
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