Daily People Moves – 1 February

HIG Capital has appointed Markus Noe-Nordberg as a Managing Director and Head of Middle Market Private Equity in Europe. He was previously a Partner and Founding Member of Pamplona Capital.

Asset Management

Macquarie Investment Management has appointed Marc Mercurio, CFA, as a senior manager of their insurance solutions distribution team.

The Vanguard Group Inc has appointed Kim Petersen as Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer. She joins from Jetstar Airways, where she was Senior Manager of the group technology division.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management has appointed Akiyoshi Nagashima as Chief Investment Officer.

Aviva Investors has appointed Emily McDonald as Credit Investment Director, following the hire of Rachel Harris as Senior Credit Investment Director.

Matthias Scheiber, who left Schroders last June, has joined Wells Fargo Asset Management as Head of its Global Portfolio, Multi-Asset Solutions business.

Fund manager, Andrew McCarthy, is leaving  Janus Henderson, just six months after joining to help its Head of European Equities John Bennett run his funds.

General Financial Services

Malaysia has appointed veteran fund manager Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen as non-Executive Chairman of the country’s stock market operator, Bursa Malaysia, succeeding  Amirsham Abdul Aziz, who is stepping down.

Hedge Funds, Technology

AKJ Crypto plc, has promoted Neal Mitra to Chief Executive Officer, replacing interim CEO and AKJ Group founder Anders Kvamme Jensen, who remains Chairman.

IBD / Capital Markets

Dash Financial Technologies has appointed Scott Patrick as Chief Financial Officer.

UBS, has appointed corporate banking veteran Christian Rosset to lead a new wealth management team tasked with strengthening corporate offerings for entrepreneur clients.


Tom Fitzgerald, CEO of Aon Broking, is leaving the company after 27 years of service.

Munich Re has opened a representative office in Bangkok and appointed Lucien Heijstee as Chief Representative for Thailand.

Tokio Marine Life Insurance Singapore has appointed Christopher Teo Sze Teck, an insurance and banking veteran to replace outgoing CEO James Tan.

Chubb has appointed Julie Chalmers as Claims Director for Europe and Eurasia & Africa, replacing Steve Parry.

Zurich has named Drazen Jaksic as its new Head of Accident & Health (A&H) Underwriting within its Commercial Insurance division.

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Marcus Bowser to lead its Life Insurance Consulting team in the UK, replacing Colin Forrest, who becomes Regional Leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business.

The Italian business of re/insurance specialist Neon has appointed of Paolo Olivari as Claims Manager.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Grupo Santander has appointed the former chief executive of Miami’s TotalBank, Jorge Rossell as the new head of its international private banking unit.

Barry Sommers, 49, is retiring from his position as Chief Executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s wealth management business.

The board of Raiffeisen Privatbank Liechtenstein is naming Arzu Tschuetscher-Alanyurt as its new finance chief.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Nimbus has strengthened its senior team in the UK with the appointment of David Keenan as Investment Director. He  joins from PwC corporate finance division.


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