Daily People Moves – 3 December

Asset Management

Legal & General Investment Management has appointed Annacarla Dellepiane to a newly created role as Head of ETF Capital Markets.

Kames Capital has seen a wave of departures from its fixed income team, including Co-Head of fixed income Stephen Snowden and Head of High Yield David Ennett. Fund managers Stephen Baines and Juan Valenzuela are also leaving the business “to pursue other interests”.

As part of the ongoing strengthening of its equity offering Aviva Investors has appointed a specialist for Emerging Markets, Aaron Armstrong to its global emerging market equities team.

Kames Capital has announced a raft of Co-Manager appointments across its range of fixed income funds. Grace Le joins existing Co-Manager Euan McNeil on the Kames Investment Grade Bond and Kames Investment Grade Global Bond funds.

Union Bancaire Privée has announced that Jean-Edouard Reymond is to leave his role as Head of Convertible Bonds, being replaced by Marc Basselier.

Unigestion, the privately held manager with expertise in equities, private equity, multi-asset and liquid alternatives, has appointed Dominik Kremer as head of Business Development.

Back / Middle Office

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has named Aaron Arth and Iain Drayton Co-Chief Operating Officers of its investment banking division in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan.

Hedge Funds

Hermes Investment Management appointed Nachu Chockalingam as Senior Emerging Market Debt Portfolio Manager.

IBD / Capital Markets

Nomura has brought on board Alexandra Tong from Citi to lead Greater China ECM origination and execution.


US insurer WR Berkley has appointed Brad Nieland as President and CEO of Berkley Accident and Health.

Veteran life insurer leader Stephen Fuller has joined Generali Asia as regional head, distribution development for life and P&C.

Re/insurance broker Miller has hired Laurence Guguen for its credit and political risks team to grow its structured trade and commodity finance capabilities.

UK-based Allianz Insurance, part of the Allianz Group, has appointed Helen Bryant to the role of Director of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Corporate Partnerships.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Credit Suisse will have to replace its country chief in Luxembourg, Stéphane Herrmann.

Swiss lender Julius Baer is coming to terms with the resignation of at least six of its bankers in Zurich, in addition to a team head, Saman Habibian.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Venture capital fund Kalaari Capital has hired former KPMG India head Sreedhar Prasad as its partner.

Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

BNP Paribas Securities Services has hired Caleb Wong, the former Managing Director of State Street Alternative Solutions, for the newly created position of Head of Alternative Investors in Asia Pacific.


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