Louis Rieu has joined Man GLG’s ESG-focused European equity strategy. Rieu most recently served as an equity analyst researching European listed equities for Lofoten Asset Management. Meanwhile, another person joining the Man Group is Mike Corcell. As the firm’s new Portfolio Manager, he is tasked to develop the US long-short equity strategy. Prior to joining Man, Corcell held a similar role at RWC Partners.
Eric Rice has been appointed Head of Active Equities impact investing at BlackRock. Rice joins from Wellington Management where he spent the last 20 years.
Dame Helena Morrissey has stepped down from her role as Head of Personal Investing at LGIM. She handled the re-launching of the firm’s direct investment business in the UK, overseeing retail savings and investments business.
Senior Portfolio Manager Tom Nelson has surrendered his management responsibilities over the Franklin Global Multi-Asset Income fund. He will stay with the firm despite the change. Current research analyst and portfolio manager Todd Brighton has joined the strategy on October 1 and will co-manage with its current lead Matthias Hoppe. Hoppe has been on the fund since it launched in 2013.
Ex-BlackRock Candida de Silva has joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management as a Senior Portfolio Strategist. She previously held the role of head of the UK charities and endowments business at BlackRock.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
Cedric Lizin has joined Standard Chartered as its new South and Southeast Asia Private Banking Head. Lizin was the former head of wealth management at UBS Dubai.
Julius Baer has appointed Salman Hamid as a Director, to boost the on-resident-Indian segment from Singapore. Before Julius Baer, Hamid was a vice president and investment specialist for HSBC Private Bank.