Daily People Moves 24 April

Asset Management

State Street Corp has made two appointments in their Institutional Investor Custody business.

They have named Hermant Bhide as Senior Vice President; Head of U.S. Asset Owner Business. He will report to Stephen Nazzaro, Executive Vice President and Head of Asset Owners for the Americas.

Bruce Shain, who will report to Bhide, has been named Senior Vice President and Client Service Department Manager, a new position.

Their responsibilities will include global investment management, pension fund, sovereign wealth fund, and endowment & foundation clients.

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Credit Suisse Asset Management has appointed Christina Kautzky as Head of Third-party Distribution for Asia ex-Japan. Ms Kautzky will be based in Hong Kong.

Martin Bloch (previously Robecco) has been announced as Country Head for Switzerland, in their new office there.

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Schroders has appointed Jean-Christophe Alario as a quantitative analyst in their fixed-income team. He moves from Pictet.

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Peter Cirenza has been hired as Head of London Operations, by Tikehau Capital

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Nicolas Magnac-Dajean has moved to Nordea Asset Management as a Product Specialist. He moves from Opportunité where he was a portfolio manager and senior fund analyst.

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IBD / Capital Markets

Morgan Stanley has announced the immediate resignation of Klaus Kleinfeld from their board. He will not stand for reelection. This follows his resignation as Chief Executive at Arconic Inc last week.

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc has appointed 2 new co- Heads of Engineering in the investment bank, with Marie Louise Kirk and George Lee moving into the new role to drive technological change in the business.

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Insurance

James Leung has been appointed  Regional Director, Business Development and Proposition, Health and Benefits, Asia and Australasia, at Willis Towers Watson.

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Multi Family Office

BigSur Partners has announced two new senior appointments with the arrival of of Ricardo Outi as Head of Property and Neil Schwam as Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Outi moves from Citigroup and Mr. Schwam arrives from Stratus Capital.

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Private Banking / Wealth Management

RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada, has announced 4 new appointments with Priya Sriskantharajah and Sharon Templeton joining the Corporate Executives team as directors, while Matthew Hunter becomes  Associate Director, and Jakub Brogowski, Director join the Business Owners and Entrepreneurs team.

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Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

Ashley Alder has been re-appointed as Chief Executive Office at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), effective 1 October this year.