Daily People Moves – 31 July

Asset Management

RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) has appointed Nidhi Chadda to Portfolio Manager and Andrew Topps to Senior Equity Analyst.

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Sam Lau and Jeff Mayberry have been promoted to Named Managers on the DoubleLine Strategic Commodity fund, joining Jeffrey Sherman and Phil Kenney is now co-PM on DoubleLine Floating Rate.

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Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. has appointed Mari Yamauchi as Outside Director.

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Massimo Tosato has resigned from his positions as CEO of Quaestio Holding SA and Quaestio Capital SGR. He stepped down for personal reasons and in full agreement with the company boards.

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Fidelity International has appointed Anne Richards as Chief Executive Officer. She joins from her current position as CEO of M&G Investments.

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Frostrow Capital, has appointed Matthew Burrows as a Director in its Distribution Team to support promoting its investment company clients. He joins from Standard Life Wealth where he was a Senior Client Portfolio Manager for discretionary portfolios for private clients, pensions, charities and trusts.

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Waverton Investment Management has hired former Smith & Williamson manager Tineke Frikkee as a UK equities specialist.

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Jon Mawby, the former co-Portfolio Manager of the Man GLG Strategic Bond and Corporate Bond funds has joined Pictet Asset Management as Senior Portfolio Manager.

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GAM has suspended Tim Haywood, Investment Director Business Unit Head for the Unconstrained/Absolute Return Bond Strategy (ARBF), following an internal investigation, relating to some of his risk management procedures and his record keeping in certain instances. The investigation has not raised concerns regarding his honesty.

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Hedge Funds

Investor-relations specialist Charles Cho has joined Marathon Asset Management (Americas), as a Senior Vice President covering family offices. Cho moves from BlackRock where he was a Vice President in the firm’s institutional sales area.

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Analyst Carl de Jounge has moved to Column Park Asset Management from BlueMountain Capital.

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Maple Rock Capital has promoted Kristy Duchak from Head of Business Development, to Chief Operating Officer.

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Citigroup Prime-brokerage Salesman Seth Almansi has joined Cantor Fitzgerald’s New York office as a director focused on pitching the firm’s services to small/ and mid-size equity shops.

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Citadel’s Surveyor Capital unit has hired Michael Borochin as an Associate for its healthcare team. He moves from a similar role at Lee Equity Partners.

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Marble Ridge Capital has hired Rayan Joshi, from Panning Capital, as an analyst.

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Man Group has named Jason Mitchell as co-Head of Responsible Investment.

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IBD / Capital Markets

Citigroup’s Divyen Patel has moved from Corporate Debt Capital Markets Origination desk to the Syndicate, following Sabine Khater’s departure, back to Beirut.

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Zach Powell has been named the Head of AXIS Digital Ventures, recently launched to accelerate technological innovations and insurtech partnerships.

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The Hanover Insurance Group has appoined Eric C. Cernak as to Head of its Cyber Practice. He joins from MunichRe, where he was most recently Vice President and U.S. Cyber Practice Leader for their subsidiary, Hartford Steam Boiler.

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Hong Kong’s insurance regulator the Insurance Authority has appointed Clement Cheung as CEO for a two year term starting on 15 August. Cheung, replaces John Leung who began his role last June.

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Axa Singapore has appointed Adrian Goh as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer and a member of the executive committee. He joins from Manulife, replacing Bruno Pinson who has become Director, Finance Operations at the same operation.

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Private Banking / Wealth Management

Hawksmoor Investment Management has recruited Andrew Little, an Investment Manager from WH Ireland to bolster its Exeter office.

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Private Equity / Direct Investment

Northwood Liquid Management has hired Heidi Scallon to lead its marketing and investor-relations efforts. She was most recently at Morgan Stanley.

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HN Capital has hired Anirudh Ravunniarath from Carlson Capital, as Business Development Chief.

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Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

Stephen D’Silva, has joined Bank of America as an MD. He spent past year in a similar role at Capstone Investment Advisors before joining Bank of America.

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