April 30 The following financial services
industry appointments were announced on Tuesday. To inform us of
other job changes, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
RBC Wealth Management, a division of Royal Bank of Canada,
has hired a veteran branch manager from Morgan Stanley Wealth
Management in Texas as the firm looks to expand in the region.
Glen Hatch joined RBC's Austin office as a branch director
from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he had been for
more than a decade, first with Citigroup's Smith Barney.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, the largest U.S.
brokerage, was formed out of the merger of Morgan Stanley's
wealth unit and Citi's Smith Barney in 2009.
The fifth-largest U.S. commercial bank by assets said it
appointed Gerald Rixie as wealth management consultant in
Chicago at its Private Client Reserve division. Rixie previously
served as chief financial officer of Calamos Family Partners in
The investment banking arm of Russia's top lender Sberbank
appointed Igor Ukrasin as co-head of sector investment
banking and head of energy, managing director.
Ukrasin will join on May 14. He was previously managing
director, investment banking division, European energy group at
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
Lloyds Banking said Ireland's financial regulator Matthew
Elderfield would join the bank in October with responsibility
for overseeing all compliance and conduct risk activities.
Lloyds said Elderfield, currently deputy governor of the
Central Bank of Ireland, would become director of conduct and
compliance at the part-nationalised British
AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS
The asset management company appointed Garry Murdoch as
global head of compliance. Murdoch previously worked as a
technical specialist in the asset management department of the
Financial Services Authority.
The talent, retirement and health solutions business of
insurance broker Aon Plc said Nick Collyer joined its
flexible benefits team as a client relationship manager. Collyer
previously worked at Towers Watson as a senior client manager.
The market data management and analytical solutions company
appointed Jeffrey Banker as senior vice president, market
THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY (FINRA)
FINRA has hired a high-ranking U.S. Treasury Department
official to become its first chief economist, the Wall Street
industry-funded watchdog announced.
Jonathan Sokobin, currently acting deputy director of
research and analysis in the Treasury Department's office of
financial research, will join FINRA on May 20. He will report
directly to Richard Ketchum, FINRA's chairman and chief
MACKENZIE PARTNERS INC
The consulting firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions
and proxy contest-related transactions said it would open a new
office in Washington D.C. The office will be led by Executive
Vice President Laurie Connell, who has served as a key member of
MacKenzie's mergers and acquisitions and proxy contest team.