Daily People Moves – 8 January

Asset Management

Oddo BHF Asset Management has expanded its team of Equity Portfolio Managers adding Alex Coagne, from Oddo Securities.

Munich Re has appointed Nicholas J. Gartside, a Managing Director at J.P Morgan Asset Management, as a member of the Board of Management and Chief Investment Officer.

GAM, has hired Rob Mumford as new Fund Manager for its Emerging Markets Equities desk.

BMO Global Asset Management has promoted Alex Howe to Head of Investment Trust Sales.

Kames Capital has appointed Tom Richardson as Investment Manager to their Indirect Property team. He joins from Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was a Senior Investment Manager in the Real Estate Multi-Manager team.

Invesco has appointed Amundi’s Hamid Asseffar to its ETF business development team.

Asset Management, Insurance

Nicholas J. Gartside was named Chief Investment Officer at Munich Re. He joins from J.P. Morgan Asset Management where he is International Chief Investment Officer for the Global Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities group.


JPMorgan Chase & Co. hired Oliver Brinkmann to head its Corporate Banking operations in Asia Pacific. He joins from Lloyds Banking Group Plc.


Hamilton Underwriting Limited, has appointed Robert Vetch as Chief Financial Officer. He joins from W.R. Berkley Corporation, where he was CFO for WRB Underwriting.

Liberty Mutual Re, has appointed Uwe Haug as Head of Underwriting Strategy and Business Development for its Global Financial Risks Reinsurance business.

Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Graham Wood to the newly created role of Head of Regional Business Development for Accident & Health (A&H). He joins from Chubb, where he most recently served as A&H Business Development Manager for the North & Scotland regions.

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Colin Forrest as Regional Leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa in its Insurance Consulting and Technology business.

Continental Reinsurance has appointed Oumar BA, from Swiss Re, as CEO of the newly established subsidiary office in Douala, Cameroon.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Citi Private Bank has made two internal promotions to the newly formed roles of Chief Investment Officer and Chief Economist. David Bailin, currently Global Head of Investments, becomes Chief Investment Officer, while Steven Wieting, Chief Investment Strategist, becomes Chief Economist.

HSBC Private Bank has appointed Cynthia Lee  as new Head of Private Wealth Solutions North Asia. Brent York is separately appointed to a newly created role as Global Chief Operating Officer of PWS.

Credit Suisse has named Natt Thanomsat as Head of Wealth Management Thailand, replacing veteran Thai banker Thippa Praneeprachachon, who is retiring.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Neuberger Berman, has appointed Jennifer Signori to the Principles for Responsible Investment’s (PRI) Private Equity Advisory Committee.


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