Daily People Moves – August 22

Financial services executive search

Buyside

Orchard Global Asset Management has hired Clemens Zehndorfer for its London office. He will invest in distressed debt. Zehndorfer previously handled distressed debt at Chenavari Credit Partners.

Ram Jagannath has been appointed Senior Managing Director in the growth equity platform at Blackstone Group. In this role, he will lead healthcare investing. Most recently, Jagannath served as a partner at Navab Capital Partners.

Investec Asset Management expands its China equity investment team by appointing Amy Leung within its Investec 4Factor Global Equity capability. Leung brings with her more than a decade of experience in covering Asia Pacific ex-Japan equities, including the China H- and A-share market.

Tina Radovic has been appointed Global Head of Credit Research at HSBC Global Asset Management. Radovic joined the firm in 2003 and was head of credit research in Paris for the last ten years.

Banking

Former Deutsche Bank head of fixed income trading John Pipilis is in discussions to join Softbank Group for the role of head of financing for SoftBank Investment Advisers.

Back / Middle Office

AIG has appointed Sabra Purtill Deputy CFO, Head of Treasury, Investor & Rating Agency Relations, and Corporate Development. Based in New York, she will oversee the firm’s engagement with key financial stakeholders, including ratings agencies and the investor community.