Ex-Invesco Bernard Aybran recently joined Allfunds’ investment solutions team. In this role, he will oversee portfolio management within the business unit. Aybran previously served as deputy CEO and CIO for multi-manager portfolios and fund of funds at Invesco.
Hines appointed Peter Epping as Global head of ESG. In this new post, he will oversee the firm’s environmental, social and governance efforts. Prior to this, Epping was senior managing director in the Hines European region and fund manager for the Hines Pan-European Core Fund.
M&G Real Estate named Jan Low as Head of Acquisition, Asia and Jody Neale as Associate Director of Acquisitions, Japan. Low lead the firm’s real estate acquisition activities, including sourcing and execution of core and value-add transactions across the Asia-Pacific. Before M&G, Low managed his own real estate investment management firm. Meanwhile, Neale will focus on investment opportunities and activities in Japan, including leading the sourcing and execution of market transactions. Neale joins from Conray where he was a partner.
Preqin named Jaclyn Bouchard as Head of Environmental, Social and Governance. Bouchard previously worked at S&P Global Ratings.
Jason Sutton was appointed Head of Business Development at One Rock Capital Partners. Prior to this, Sutton was a senior vice president for business development at Platinum Equity.
Aviva Investors appointed Amy Kam as a Senior Portfolio Manager for its emerging markets debt team. Kam joins from GAM where she served as a senior portfolio manager. Meanwhile, Nafez Zouk and Aleksej Gren have been appointed EM Sovereign Analyst and EM Corporate Analyst, respectively.
Erika Wranegard joined Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) as a Portfolio Manager within the fixed income team. Before joining LOIM, Wranegard worked for Swedish sustainable asset management firm Öhman.
Vinny Ehzuvan was named CEO of British Airways Pension Services Ltd. Ehzuvan expands his role as chief operating officer at BA Pensions.
Value Partners Group promoted Edwin Kam to Deputy Chief Investment Officer for fixed income. Kam has been serving as a portfolio manager since 2014.
Tiffany Gherlone took on the role of Head of Asset Management Real Estate U.S. at UBS Asset Management. Prior to this, Gherlone was the firm’s head of research and strategy for real estate U.S.
USS Investment Management named Janet Oram as Head of Asset-Backed Securities. In this new role, she will focus on sourcing, valuing and executing structured credit opportunities in public markets.
David Morley joined Candriam as Head of U.K. Distribution. Before Candriam, Morley was country head for U.K. at Eaton Vance Investment Managers.
HSBC Asset Management appointed Taras Pushak as a Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt (EMD) investment team. Pushak was previously a senior portfolio manager at APG Asset Management.
Jonathan Roe joined Cardano as Investment Manager within the firm’s manager research division. In this role, he will be responsible for research and selection of equity and equity-related strategies. Roe most recently served as research analyst at Stamford Associates. Simon Woodacre also joined the firm as an Investment Analyst, focusing on multi-asset and credit-related strategies. Woodacre previously worked for Buck Investment Consultants as a senior multi-asset research analyst. Nick Coogan was also appointed as an Investment Analyst for private markets strategies. Coogan joins from Mercer Alternatives Limited, where he worked as a research and investment senior analyst.
Claire Noel was appointed as a Portfolio Manager at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. Noel was most recently a partner at AJO Partners where she was a senior member of the portfolio management and quantitative research teams.
Christian Lemaire, Amundi’s Global Head of Retirement Solutions, is retiring after 20 years in the Credit Agricole group. Patrick Tissot-Favre, head of international business development-retirement solutions took on the retirement offering and engineering responsibilities. Thierry Darmon, public affairs officer, took over the responsibilities for retirement regulation under Europe’s Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision framework.
Invesco has announced the retirement of Paul Causer and Paul Read this year. Both have built the Henley fixed interest team in 1995. Michael Matthews and Thomas Moore have been appointed to take over the fixed interest business. Matthews currently co-manages the Corporate Bond fund with Causer while Moore joined Invesco five years ago from Morgan Stanley.
Florian Bezault was appointed Head of AXA Investment Managers Americas. Bezault, who is also the firm’s regional chief financial officer, Americas, has been with various AXA Group subsidiaries since 2008,
Chris Tarui joined T. Rowe Price as a Business Development executive for alternatives. Most recently, Tarui was an executive at PIMCO. Meanwhile, Jihong Min was appointed as Co-Portfolio Manager for Asia Opportunities Equity strategy. Min joined the firm in 2012 as an analyst covering Asian financials.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
Malcolm Tay was appointed Deputy Market Group Head and Market Leader for Indonesia at Credit Suisse. Before that, Tay spent 18 years at Deutsche Bank Wealth Management where he was most recently group head for Southeast Asia.
EFG appointed Timothy Lo as North Asia Vice Chairman. Prior to EFG, Lo was deputy CEO and North Asia commercial head at Indosuez in Hong Kong for the past four years.
IBD / Capital Markets
Ee-Ching Tay was named Head of Southeast Asia banking at Barclays. In this role, she will oversee the growth of the banking franchise in Southeast Asia, focusing on driving mergers & acquisitions (M&A) advisory and financing. Most recently, Tay was managing director and head of Southeast Asia M&A at JP Morgan in Singapore.
Back / Middle Office
Kim Yeoh was named Sun Life Financial’s new Chief Financial Officer for Asia, effective July 1. Yeoh is currently the firm’s chief actuary.
Rebecca Rosen was appointed Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Acadian Asset Management. Before that, Rose served as director of diversity at Tufts Health Plan.