Daily People Moves – 6 February

Asset Management

Mediolanum Asset Management has appointed Brian O’Reilly as its new Head of Market Strategy. Prior to joining Mediolanum, he was the Head of Investments and Chief Investment Strategist for Davy in Dublin.

Kempen Capital Management has appointed two senior portfolio managers to its business investment teams; Jags Walia as Senior Portfolio Manager for Infrastructure, and Ingmar Schaefer as Senior Portfolio <anager for European small caps.

Robeco has appointed Andrew Knell CFA as Director, Business Development and Connor Murphy as Business Development Analyst in the UK Institutional team. Knell joins  from Northern Trust Asset Management, and Murphy joins  from Fidelity International.

IBD / Capital Markets

UBS is hiring, former Santander banker Victor Campos as Head of Strategy and Business Development in personal and corporate banking in Switzerland.


Munich Re America, has realigned its executive leadership team for its reinsurance division. Gerry Skalka has been appointed Head of Casualty Underwriting, and Martin Neuhaus as Head of Specialty Lines and Facultative Underwriting, including professional liability/cyber, credit and surety and marine; Tim Brockett has been appointed Head of Innovation and Strategic Products; Mike Quigley moved to Head of Property Underwriting in November 2018.

Sirius Group has named Kernan Oberting as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Ralph Salamone as Chief Financial officer. Additionally, Meyer Frucher, Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the board of directors, has been appointed Interim Chairman of Sirius Group.

WR Berkley Corporation has appointed Arthur Davis as new President of Vela Insurance Services, succeeding David Jordan, who has moved to another senior leadership position.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Weatherbys Private Bank has made three hires as it prepares to move into a bigger Edinburgh base; Lizzie Kerr joins as a Senior Private Banker from Svenska Handelsbanken; Andrew Millar joins as a Private Banking Executive from Bank of Scotland Private Banking and Camilla Harden joins as Marketing Manager from the Royal Household.

Deutsche Bank Private Banking has appointed Antonio Guido Foglio as a Private Banker for its team in Brescia (Lombardy). He joins from Banca Passadore & C. Deutsche Bank private banking division.

IHAG Private Bank is expanding by hiring Beat Gerber and Urs Wenk to run an entrepreneur’s desk.

Banca Sella Holding has appointed Carlo Giausa as Head of Investments and Private Banking Services. He joins Banca Sella from UniCredit.

Private Equity / Direct

Vijay Bharadia a Managing Director in Blackstone’s finance group is moving to Intermediate Capital Group.

Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

Flow Traders, has appointed Ramon Baljé a former JPMorgan and Nomura executive as its Head of Fixed Income Trading.


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