Daily People Moves – 19 October

Global Sage Daily Moves Frankfurt

Asset Management

Stephanie Braming, CFA has been appointed as Global Head of Investment Management to lead the William Blair Investment Management (WBIM) business.

Fullerton Fund Management, has appointed Jenny Sofian CEO, succeeding Manraj Sekhon, who left at the end of 2016. She joins from 20 years at Amundi Singapore, where she was most recently CEO and Head of South Asia operations.

AMP Capital has named Sudhanshu Garg as Institutional Director for their new representative office in Dubai.

Adam MacNulty has been appointed Institutional Client Portfolio Manager, in Brandes Investment Partners (Europe) Limited’s Dublin office, where he will work with institutional clients and consultants in the EMEA region providing insights and interpretation of Brandes’ value investing philosophy and portfolio strategies.

IBD / Capital Markets

Sheau Huei Wang has taken over as Head of Syndicated Finance at the China Minsheng Bank in Hong Kong, succeeding Foster Lee, who left earlier this month.

Morgan Stanley has promoted Infrastructure and Utilities banker, Julian Peck to co-Head of the Australian Investment Banking team, alongside Richard Wagner, who is also CEO of Morgan Stanley Australia.


AIG Spain has promoted Rafael García from Senior Subscriber to Credit Profit Centre Manager, responsible for business development.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. has made two prominent appointments to leadership positions in their Private Banking business, with Suzanne Brenner joining from Metropolitan Museum of Art as MD and Chief Investment Officer and Donald Hardie, a long-time private equity investor, joining as MD and Portfolio Manager.

Keith N. Franks has been appointed Senior Wealth Manager in BNY Mellon Wealth Management’s office Winter Park, Florida. He will report to Senior Wealth Manager and Team Leader Sean Maguire. Mr. Franks takes responsibility for providing wealth and investment planning services for clients in the area.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Martijn van Eldik has joined JLL as Head of its Asia Pacific Funds Advisory operations based in Singapore. He moves from Morgan Stanley’s real estate investing arm.

Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

David Strauss has joined Barclays Plc as MD of U.S. equity research specializing in aerospace and defense sector.

Paul Huchro has joined Deutsche Bank as Global Head of Investment Grade Credit Trading. He was at Goldman Sachs from 2010 to 2016, as Head of US flow credit trading .

Style Research, has appointed Jamie Spark as MD for Asia-Pacific, running their new offices in Melbourne and Tokyo.