Daily People Moves – June 4


DWS appointed Joern Wasmund as Regional Investment Head for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Prior to this, Wasmund was the firm’s global head of fixed income.

Lynn Blake, global equity beta solutions CIO of State Street Global Advisors, is retiring on September 30. COO of investments, John Tucker, will be promoted as Blake’s replacement. Blake joined SSGA in 1987 and was appointed to her current role in 2011.

Philippe Lespinard is joining UBP as Head of Alternative Fixed Income and Partnerships, effective June 14. Lespinard is Schroders’ former head of fixed income.

Amundi appointed Kerry Ching as Chief Executive for Hong Kong. Most recently, Ching led the business development activities at AMP Capital.

Sue Reibel is taking on the CEO post of John Hancock Retirement. Reibel was previously Manulife Investment Management’s global head of retirement.

Jonathan Linstra was named Managing Director for Americas at Morningstar Investment Management. Linstra was previously head of ETF model portfolios and advised solutions at State Street Global Advisors.

Northern Trust appointed Angelo Calvitto as Head of Asia Pacific for asset-servicing. Calvitto most recently served as country head for Australia.

Crestline Investors hired Bryan Fischer as Director of Business Development. In this new role, Fischer will oversee the development of new client relationships including helping to expand Crestline’s fund liquidity solutions team.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Faye Ong has rejoined Citi as Head of Family Office Advisory within the firm’s private capital group. Ong was previously head of wealth planning for South Asia at Union Bancaire Privee.


Scott Sayce joined Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) as Global Head of Cyber, effective September 1. Before AGCS, Sayce held various roles at AXA, most recently as group chief underwriting officer for cyber.

PartnerRe named Garry Xue its new Head of Australia/New Zealand. Based in Hong Kong, he will oversee the further development and growth of PartnerRe’s life & health business in Australia/New Zealand. Before that, Xue was head of group pricing at Swiss Re Australia.

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