Daily People Moves – June 27


Eliezer Ben Zimra and Guillaume Rigeade have been appointed as co-fund managers of the multi-asset fund, Carmignac Portfolio Capital Plus. Zimra and Rigeade are joining the French asset manager Carmignac in July. Both also served as portfolio managers in the fixed income team at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.

Commonfund Capital has hired Xiaonan Tian as an Associate Director and head of the firm’s representative office in Beijing. She will take the lead in conducting due diligence on managers in the Asia Pacific region for potential inclusion in the firm’s private capital and fund-of-funds strategies.

Quilter Investors Helen Bradshaw will manage the newly launched Monthly Income and Monthly Income & Growth portfolios. Quilter Investors, formerly part of Old Mutual Global Investors has announced its intention to expand its offering of multi-asset solutions in May.

Paul Allen has been promoted to Global Head of marketing and client services at Colchester Global. Before that, he was head of marketing and client services for Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

Foresight Group has named Kim Nguyen as Head of Australia. She will lead the asset manager’s expansion in the local energy infrastructure sector. Previously, she was a director at Waterwood Consulting.

Cavendish Asset Management Tom Donneky and Liz Evans have been appointed as managers of the TM Cavendish UK Balanced Income Fund and International Fund, respectively. Donneky previously managed the equities investment strategy while Evans handled the TM Cavendish Asia Pacific Fund.


Societe Generale has appointed James Masserio and Salim Nemouchi to be co-heads of equities and equity derivatives for the Americas region. Both will jointly oversee all Americas equities and derivatives trading and sales activities effective third quarter this year. Masserio joined the firm in 2017 as head of equity derivatives in the Americas. Nemouchi was hired in 2004 as a trader in Paris and eventually moved to New York where he held various senior roles, most recently as head of linear trading group within equities and equity derivatives.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Alice Quek has been appointed as Private Client Services Director at Hawksford Singapore. Quek will be responsible for driving Asian growth, focusing on developing and building relationships with clients and intermediaries in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Before moving to Hawksford, she was a director at Amicorp Singapore and also assumed senior roles Citibank, Standard Chartered and ABN AMRO.

IBD / Capital Markets

Goldman Sachs has hired Samuel Thong as the Chairman and co-head of the healthcare group for Asia-excluding Japan investment banking division. Thong joins from Morgan Stanley where he covered the healthcare sector in the same region.

Patrick Jeanmart has joined Degroof Petercam Investment Banking as Managing Director and Global Head of healthcare, focusing on Europe and the US. Most recently, Jeanmart served as chief financial officer at Celyad, a Belgian biotechnology company.