March 27 The following financial services
industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us
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The bank appointed Rafik Nayed as vice chairman for the
Middle East and North Africa. Nayed, previously interim chief
executive of sovereign wealth fund Libyan Investment Authority,
will report to Ashok Aram, CEO for the region.
The world's largest money manager said James Charrington,
chairman for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), will
assume a new role with a focus on regulation, governance and
people. The fund management group also appointed David Blumer as
head of EMEA. Blumer, previously chief investment officer at
Swiss Re AG, will join BlackRock on April 8, subject
to regulatory approval by the UK Financial Services Authority.
ITAU BBA INTERNATIONAL
The London-based unit of the Brazilian investment bank hired
Charles Stewart from Morgan Stanley as chief executive, a
move expected to help grow the bank's European franchise. Itau
BBA is the wholesale and investment-banking arm of Itau Unibanco
Holding SA, Brazil's largest non-government bank.
The UK business of insurance and asset management company
AXA SA appointed Ian Brimecome as chairman. Brimecome
was non-executive director of AXA UK for six years.
FIRST STATE INVESTMENTS
The international arm of the specialist asset management
business of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia
appointed Paul Griffiths to the newly created role of chief
investment officer, fixed interest and credit. Griffiths was
previously with Aberdeen Asset Management.
AMERICAN CENTURY INVESTMENTS
The investment management firm appointed Joseph Schultz as
senior vice president and head of intermediary sales. Schultz,
former managing director and head of U.S. Broker Dealer Sales
and Relationship Management at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
, will join the company on 15 April.
NOMURA HOLDINGS INC
The Japanese bank has named Yasuhiro Fujiwara as head of
equities for Asia excluding Japan, according to an internal memo
obtained by Reuters on Wednesday. Fujiwara will also act as head
of equity derivatives trading in Asia-Pacific and hold the rank
of managing director, the memo said.
ING INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The firm appointed Alistair Perkins as Head of Project
Finance. Perkins joins from Dexia Management Services where he
was Head of Restructuring and Asset Sales.
ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP
The company extended the term of Chief Executive Peter
Benoist by one year to Dec. 31, 2014.