(Adds Jefferies, Arden, Morgan Stanley, Aon, Triad Financial,
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NEW YORK, June 6 The following financial
service industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To
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Investment bank Jefferies Group Inc. JEF.N hired Charles
Mather as a managing director in the firm's equity capital
markets group to lead the origination and execution of equity
private placements and PIPE -- private investment in public
equity -- transactions. Mather has more than 20 years of
investment banking and asset management experience, most
recently as head of the private equity group at Cowen and Co.
ARDEN ASSET MANAGEMENT
Arden Asset Management LLC, a fund of hedge funds manager
with $13 billion of assets, bolstered its senior executive
team. Paul Ehrhardt, former chief operating officer of Legg
Mason International Equities, joined Arden as COO and Managing
Director. Gerrard Bushell, former director and head of
institutional sales of ClearBridge Advisors, a division of Legg
Mason, and Michael Horsburgh, former managing director and
global head of corporate access at ABN AMRO, will join Arden as
executive directors, institutional sales.
Morgan Stanley (MS.N) said that Paul Blain, its
London-based head of foreign exchange for Europe, has retired.
Blain, who had been at Morgan Stanley for 21 years, reported to
New York-based Stephen Mettler, global head of FX.
Insurance and consulting firm Aon Corp. AOC.N said Roy
Keller joined the company as senior vice president of global
real estate. He is based in Chicago. Previously, Keller was
deputy director of real estate at JP Morgan Chase.
Auto finance firm Triad Financial Corp. promoted Daniel
Leonard to president and chief executive officer. Leonard, 59,
has been with Triad since May 2003, serving as senior vice
president of portfolio management. Leonard will continue to
report to Carl Webb, Triad's former president and CEO, who will
now be co-chairman of the board along with Gerald J. Ford.
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. (JPM.N)
The investment bank appointed Claudia Kruse as vice
president of the European environmental, social and governance
research team. Kruse will join in August.
COLLINS STEWART (CLST.L)
The British stockbroker appointed Robert Jukes as a global
The systematic investment manager appointed Ted Frith as
senior European sales executive.
BLUE OAR SECURITIES
The investment banking subsidiary of Blue Oar Plc BLUE.L
appointed Nick Redfern as head of equities.
It also appointed Tim Dyer as head of European sales.
ATLANTIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The equity asset management firm appointed Yang Liu and
Tony Jordan as co-chairmen.