Daily People Moves – 21 February

Asset Management

Balyasny Asset Management is hiring three money managers in a shake-up of its investment group including: Adam Galeon, who focuses on health care stocks, from Point72 Asset Management; Onnig Terzian, a specialist in technology companies, from Black-and-White Capital and Johnny Bubb, who focuses on energy stocks, most recently as an analyst at Citadel’s Global Equities business.

Robin Phillips, HSBC’s co-Head of Global Banking is to leave the unit after 13 years at the top.

Hedge Funds

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC has named  Eric To as new Asia head after the two previous executives in the role left in quick succession.

Ashish Goyal, a hedge fund manager at billionaire Ken Griffin’s Citadel, has left the investment firm after more than two years.

IBD / Capital Markets

Prudential Capital Group has appointed Debra Hemsey as Managing Director of Prudential Capital Energy Partners. She was previously Managing Director at GE Energy Financial Services – Power & Renewables Group.

Robert “RJ” Moore is resigning as Cetera Financial Group’s Chief Executive Officer due to health reasons.

FLPutnam Investment Management Company today has appointed Laurie Faille and Katharine Manning as Private Client Advisors, both based in the firm’s Wellesley, Massachusetts office.


SCOR has promoted Jean-Paul Conoscente to Chief Executive Officer of SCOR Global P&C after its current leader Victor Peignet decided to retire.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Zürcher Kantonalbank Österreich AG has appointed Roman Zlabinger as Head of Private Banking at the Salzburg location.

Liechtenstein’s LGT Group, announced that its senior impact investment team were leaving the business unit as part of a shake-up of the financial firm’s structure, including former Abraaj executive Sev Vettivetpillai, the CEO of LGT Impact.

Private Equity / Direct Investment

Following a record year of investment and fundraising activity in 2018, Churchill Asset Management has promoted Mat Linett, Managing Director, from Deputy Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management to Head of Underwriting, and Eric Wieczorek to Managing Director, Underwriting and Portfolio Management.

Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research

Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Equity Division Head in Japan, Alberto Tamura will take over as CEO in Japan, as Jonathan Kindred confirms his retirement.