Former Goldman Sachs Massoud Mussavian has joined ISAM Funds, an alternative investment manager that specialises in quantitative investing. Mussavian spent the last twelve years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as a managing director for systematic equities.
Anastasia Titarchuk has been appointed Chief Investment Officer of the New York State Common Retirement Fund. She has been on interim capacity since July 2018 after Vicki Fuller’s retirement.
Gavin Lewis has left his role as Head of UK Institutional Distribution at Vanguard. Lewis has joined Vanguard three years ago and helped the firm expand its presence in Europe.
Aberdeen Standard Investments has named Hidetoshi Ono Head of Direct Real Estate in Japan. Prior to Aberdeen, Ono was a managing director of Japan real estate at Manulife Real Estate.
Sun Life Global Investments promoted Jordy W. Chilcott to President. He also assumes the newly created post of Senior Vice President, Investment Solutions. Before that, he served as head of investment distribution for Canadian institutional and retail investors.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
Head of Wealth Management Alex Montgomery has left Seven Investment Management. The firm acquired TCAM Asset Management in 2018, where he also served as joint CEO.
John M. Bonvetti, Jr. has joined Bryn Mawr Trust as a Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor in the firm’s wealth division. Before joining BMT, Bonvetti worked for the Bank of N.T. Butterfield and Son Limited as a vice president and private banker.
Ex-Barclays Jonas Klink has joined Citi as Head of Covereds, Sovereign Supranationals and Agencies Trading (SSAs) and Rates Illiquids Trading.
Citadel Securities has hired Bryan Seegers for an e-FX sales post. Prior to Citadel, he was a senior vice-president of e-FX trading at Jefferies.
UniCredit Chairman Fabrizio Saccomanni has passed away. Saccomanni, 76, was appointed chairman of the board of UniCredit, a non-executive role, in April last year. His other professional accomplishments include a top executive role at the Bank of Italy and also served as an economy minister.
Barry O’Byrne has been appointed as Interim Head of Global Commercial Banking at HSBC. O’Byrne joined the firm as group general manager and chief operating officer of the unit in 2017.