Daily People Moves – 8 November

Asset Management

BlackRock has hired former International Monetary Fund (IMF) advisor and New York Federal Reserve director, Benson Durham.

Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has appointed Vivian Sun, formerly a Vice President at Neuberger Berman, as Senior Director for Institutional Business.

Lazard Asset Management has named Adam Tweedale as new Distribution Manager for the southern region as it expands into Melbourne.

Industry veteran and global head of multi-asset investing at Aberdeen Standard Investments Guy Stern has announced he will retire in 2019, and will be replaced by Schroders’ Aymeric Forest.

Swedbank Robur has appointed Erik Andersson as its new Chief Investment Officer.

Legal & General Investment Management has appointed Sonja Laud as Deputy Chief Investment Officer and William Riley as Head of Solutions. Laud joins from Fidelity International, where she was Head of Equity and a member of its Global Equity Management team; Riley joins LGIM from BlackRock where he held a number of senior portfolio management roles, including Head of Client Solutions Portfolio Management EMEA.

Marc Drießen, CEO of the real assets division, will leave Hansainvest at the end of April 2019 on his own request, to explore new professional challenges.

Mediolanum Asset Management has named David Holohan as Senior Equity Investment Strategist. He joins from Merrion Capital Group.

Neuberger Berman has appointed Leen Meijaard, former Blackrock executive, as Senior Adviser.

Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited, has appointed Steffen Zwink as Senior Marketing Associate for Europe. He joins from Mercer where he was Marketing Manager.

Mandarine Gestion has hired Marcelo Alencar Preto as Portfolio Manager for its small- and mid-cap equity team. He was most recently an Equity Expert at Credit Suisse in London.

Fund of Funds

Stephen Kolano and Elena Goncharova are replacing EAMC Advisors’ Robert B. Mayerick and Keith L. Stransky to be the Portfolio Managers in charge of evaluating, recommending and monitoring subadvisors for two multi-manager small-cap funds.

Former Goldman Sachs Global Head of Rates Trading Konstantinos Pantazopoulos has joined Moore Capital.

IBD / Capital Markets

Citi, has hired ex-Toys R Us marketer Carla Hassan  as Chief Brand Officer.

Goldman Sachs has selected its latest class of partners, bestowing 69 people with one of the most sought titles on Wall Street. A record-high 26% of this year’s class consisted of women. Here’s the list: Philip Aldis, Securities, London; Margaret Chinwe Anadu, Securities, New York; Anthony Arnold, Merchant Banking Division, New York; Jacqueline Arthur, Consumer and Investment Management Division, New York; Farshid Asl, Consumer and Investment Management Division, New York; Yibo Bao, Securities, London; David Bicarregui, Finance, London; Beat Cabiallavetta, Securities, London; Niharika Cabiallavetta, Securities, London; Greg Calnon, Consumer and Investment Management Division, New York; Katrien Carbonez, Investment Banking Division, New York; Michael Casey, Investment Banking Division, Houston; Nikhil Choraria, Securities, London; Colin Convey, Investment Banking Division, New York; Anthony Dewell, Securities, New York; Arun Dhar, Securities, London; Sean Fan, Merchant Banking Division, Beijing; Jeffrey Fine, Merchant Banking Division, New York; Brian Friedman, Securities, New York; Daniel Friedman, Securities, London; Antonio Gatti, Investment Banking Division, London; Jamie Goodman, Securities, Hong Kong; John Greenwood, Investment Banking Division, New York; David Gribble, Securities, Sydney; Magnus Hardeberg, Investment Banking Division, Stockholm; Boe Hartman, Technology, New York; Earl Hunt, Securities, New York; Nell Hutton, Securities, Sydney; Tanweer Kabir, Securities, Hong Kong; Zaid Khaldi, Investment Banking Division, London; Tobias Koester, Investment Banking Division, Frankfurt; Thomas Leake, Securities, London; Rick Li, Securities, New York; Zheng Li, Investment Banking Division, Hong Kong; Thomas Malafronte, Securities, New York; Lisa Mantil, Securities, New York; Shogo Matsuzawa, Investment Banking Division, Tokyo; Heather Kennedy Miner, Executive Office, New York; Igor Modlin, Securities, New York; Steven Moffitt, Investment Banking Division, New York; Eric Murciano, Securities, London; Craig Murray, Investment Banking Division, Sydney; Eric Neveux, Investment Banking Division, Chicago; Barry O’Brien, Investment Banking Division, New York; Daniel Oneglia, Securities, New York; Andy Ozment, Technology, New York; Andrew Philipp, Risk, New York; Asahi Pompey, Compliance, New York; Stephanie Rader, Securities, New York; Radovan Radman, Securities, London; Akila Raman, Investment Banking Division, New York; Tom Riggs, Legal, New York; Philip Salem, Investment Banking Division, New York; Laurie Schmidt, Merchant Banking Division, New York; Jameson Schriber, Securities, New York; Anshul Sehgal, Securities, New York; James Sinclair, Investment Banking Division, New York; Amit Sinha, Investment Banking Division, San Francisco; Anna Skoglund, Investment Banking Division, London; Stephanie Smith, Operations, Hong Kong; Richard Spencer, Merchant Banking Division, London; David Stark, Consumer and Investment Management Division, New York; Sinead Strain, Technology, New York; Michele Titi-Cappelli, Merchant Banking Division, London; Philippa Vizzone, Global Investment Research, Hong Kong; Ward Waltemath, Investment Banking Division, San Francisco; Miriam Wheeler, Investment Banking Division, New York; Rana Yared, Securities, New York; Mikhail Zlotnik, Securities, London.


Validus Specialty Underwriting Services has appointed Corina Moaghan to lead its U.S Political Risk and Credit Insurance team, based in New York.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Sanctuary Wealth Partners announced the addition of New York-based Navis Wealth Management to its network of financial advisors. Navis is a boutique wealth management advisory practice founded by CFPs Paul C. Fegan Jr. and David S. Price.

Northern Trust has appointed John Ippolito as Senior Managing Director in the New York and Connecticut offices. He was most recently President of Northern Trust Wealth Management in the San Diego region.

J.P. Morgan Private Bank has named Alex Wolf as Head of Client Investment Strategy in Asia. Wolf was previously a Senior Emerging Markets Economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments.

Citi Private Bank has added Ricardo San Martin, a JP Morgan advisor to its Switzerland-based team covering Latin America.

Edinburgh-based Hampden & Co has hired Allison McCowan from C Hoare & Co, the oldest private bank in the UK.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Patrick Cunningham and Viktor Kozel have joined UBS Asset Management’s Real Estate and Private Markets business as Head of Infrastructure Business Development in the Americas and as Infrastructure Debt Portfolio Manager respectively.


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