Amundi Pioneer has appointed Christine Todd as Senior Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income, US (Americas). She was previously President of Neighborly Investments in Boston.
JP Morgan Asset Management’s global liquidity business in London has appointed Jemma Clee from Goldman Sachs Asset Management as Head of Investment Specialists.
BlackRock has launched a new ‘go-anywhere’ Europe-focused equity fund, to be managed by Nigel Bolton, co-CIO of BlackRock’s active equity platform, and portfolio manager Michael Constantis.
Nikko Asset Management has appointed Richard Kehoe as Senior High Yield Analyst for its Global Fixed Income team based in London. He joins from Goldman Sachs in New York.
Aviva Investors has appointed Micheal Ramirez in the newly-created role of Global Head of Institutional Marketing. He joins from BlackRock where he was Head of US iShares Institutional Marketing.
IBD / Capital Markets
Baird has made eight managing director promotions in its global investment banking group including; Alex Ballantine and Martin Luen in its London office; Brian Cole and Ryan Engelhardt in its Milwaukee office; and James Weck in its Chicago office.
Deutsche Bank has appointed Olivier Gazzolo as new Managing Director to its Investment Grade Credit Trading division. He left his last role, as Global Head of Credit Trading with SGCIB, in September of 2017.
Manoj Sudera, a London-based senior equity derivatives trader, has left Deutsche Bank.
Nicole Cook, formerly of startups Speeko and Dwolla, is taking over as Managing Director of the Global Insurance Accelerator.
AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has appointed Robert Quane to the newly created role of Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Optimization. He joins from AIG, where he was most recently Head of Global Commercial Property.
Aon has named Lambros Lambrou, as new global CEO of Commercial Risk Solutions, taking over from Mike O’Connor, who was named co-president of Aon in May 2018.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
First Republic Bank has announced the appointment of three wealth management professionals to First Republic Private Wealth Management in Jackson, Wyoming; Jim Gersack as Managing Director and Wealth Manager, and Rick Will as Vice President and Wealth Manager. Patrick Trucco was named Managed Director and Wealth Advisor and will work with clients to develop comprehensive wealth strategies.
Union Bank today has appointed Ron Leibovici as Private Wealth Advisor serving the Los Angeles market.
Evercore has announced the appointment of Chris Zander as President of Evercore Wealth Management. He remains the firm’s Chief Wealth & Fiduciary Advisor and the President of Evercore Trust Company, N.A.
Han Kwee Juan, the former CEO of Citibank Singapore will be heading DBS Bank’s strategy and planning division.
Société Générale has appointed the former manager of its operations in China, Anne Marion-Bouchacourt as head of the supervisory board in Switzerland, replacing Yves Thieffry, who will retire.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc has announced that Stefan Bollinger will take charge as co-Head of its Private Wealth Management for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) joining Chris French, who has served as head of the division since 2007.
A&G Private Banking has expanded its team of bankers in Madrid appointing Carlos Zunzunegui as Senior Banker. He joins from Bankinter, where he worked as director of private banking centre.