Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo) CEO Kevin Uebelein is leaving the firm on June 30. Uebelein has been CEO since January 2015.
AustralianSuper opens an office in London as part of its international expansion. Innes McKeand, Head of Equities has relocated to London to take on the additional role of building up the fund’s international operations in London and New York.
Angel Oak Capital Advisors has appointed Abhie Kane as a Managing Director and Alternative Investment Strategist. Before joining Angel Oak, Kane served as the managing director and head of investment research at SkyBridge Capital.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
Juan Aronna was named as Head of Investments, Wealth Management International and Wealth Management Asia at RBC Wealth Management, effective November 1. Before this, Aronna spent the last years as the firm’s head of investment solutions and products.
James Hambro & Partners has promoted Mark Leach to Partner. Before that, he was a portfolio manager at the firm. Prior to James Hambro, Leach spent six years as an equity analyst and fund manager at JO Hambro Capital Management.
Michael van Ommeren has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Indosuez’s Hong Kong branch. Most recently, van Ommeren was chief operating and digital officer at ABN AMRO Bank, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Allan Dampier was also named the new Head of AML in Hong Kong. Before joining Indosuez, Dampier was at HSBC Asia Private Banking as head of Hong Kong financial crime compliance & Asia regional business governance.
Saunderson House has hired Lee Bailey as a Financial Planning Director. Bailey spent the past decade as an investment director at Odey Wealth Management focusing mainly on providing advice to high net worth clients.
IBD / Capital Markets
Vinod Vasan was promoted to Vice Chairman for Global Banking at UBS. Vasan is a bond market veteran who rejoined UBS almost five years ago, after working for six years at Deutsche Bank.
Sompo International Holding hired Paul Shedden as Head of Portfolio Design, Pricing and Analytics for Global Insurance. Shedden joins from AXA XL, where he served as head of enterprise data insurance pricing, advanced analytics & innovation.