Daily People Moves – March 27

Executive moves in financial services


James Sym is joining River and Mercantile Group in June to manage its European equity strategies. Sym is presently handling Schroders’ European equity funds.

After 20 years, Nick Clay is stepping down from his Lead Manager role at Newton Investment Management. Ilga Haubelt has been identified to take over as Head of Equity Income. Haubelt was most recently head of equity opportunities at Newton and joined the firm from Deka Investment in October 2019.

Duncan Hodnett has been appointed as Head of Global Distribution at Maple-Brown Abbott. Most recently, Hodnett was a director of institutional sales at Pinnacle Investment Management, where he focused on Australia and the U.S.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Jyrki Rauhio, Citigroup’s South Asia Head of Private Banking, is leaving the bank at the end of March. Rauhio has been with the bank for 25 years in locations including Helsinki, Warsaw, New York, and Hong Kong.