Daily People Moves – 14 November

Asset Management

 Investec Asset Management has hired Marco Tang as Head of Adviser Business for the greater China region, a new role based in Hong Kong. Tang joined Investec from Neuberger Berman Asia.

Jupiter has appointed Tom Gardner as Director – Global Consultant Relations. Gardner joins Jupiter from BMO Global Asset Management where he was a Director in the consultant relations team.

Legal & General Investment Management has appointed Sonja Laud as Deputy Chief Investment Officer. Laud previously served as Head of Equity at Fidelity International.

The former Head of Investments at Pictet Wealth Management, Christophe Caspar, has joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

Lyxor has appointed its Head of UK ETF Sales David Lake to UK CEO with Current Chief Executive Matthieu Mouly returning to his role as Head of ETF Sales for the whole firm.

Natixis Investment Managers has hired a manager trio; Arnaud Bisschop, Frédéric Dupraz and Nolan Hoffmeyer from Pictet Asset Management as the firm looks to launch a range of thematic strategies.

Capital Markets 

Sid Tipples, joint Head of JPMorgan’s metals business, will leave the bank around the end of the year.

Gregg Byers has joined Baird as Managing Director while Chamila Ariyachandra has come aboard as Director. Previously, Byers worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ investment banking practice and Ariyachandra also worked at PwC where he was a Director in the firm’s investment banking practice.

HSBC has appointed Sue Fox as its new Chief Executive in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Fox, who is currently the CEO of M&S Bank, will take up her post on 1 February 2019.

J.P.Morgan on Tuesday appointed Claire Brooksby to its U.K. Financial Institutions Coverage team in London. Brooksby, joins the lender from Deutsche Bank.


Alesco Risk Management Services, has named Jonathan Smith as Managing Partner of Energy, effective November 12th 2018. He joins the firm from broker RK Harrison.

New York-headquartered Assurant is adding three members Kathy McDonald, President, Global Specialty, Keith Meier, President, International, and Tammy Schultz, president, Global Preneed to its management committee.

Independent specialist re/insurance broker BMS Group Limited has appointed Duncan Hayward as a Director in its energy division, effective 2019. Duncan Hayward, was the Divisional Director at Price Forbes.

Investment Consultants

Marlborough Group has hired Richard Goodall to its board as Director of Strategy and Business Development from Parmenion.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Swiss-based Union Bancaire Privee appointed Alfred Tsai as its new Vice Chair Asia. Tsai was most recently Head of the China market for BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

Shee Tse Koon, presently DBS’ Group Head of Strategy and Planning, will take over as Singapore Country Head from 1 December 2018. Sim S. Lim, presently DBS’ Singapore Country Head, will succeed Tan Su Shan as Group Head of Consumer Banking (CBG) & Wealth Management from 1 January 2019. Tan Su Shan, presently Group Head of Consumer Banking & Wealth Management, will succeed Jeanette Wong as Group Head of Institutional Banking (IBG) from 1 February 2019.

Edward Park has been promoted to Deputy CIO at Brooks Macdonald. Previously Investment Committee Director, Park confirmed his promotion via LinkedIn.


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