Oct 23 The following financial services industry
appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other
job changes, email to email@example.com.
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
HSBC appointed Jonathan Robinson, currently head of project
finance for Middle East North Africa (MENA) and a managing
director at the lender, as banking head for the region. Robinson
will replace Paul Skelton, who will become the regional head of
commercial banking. Both appointments are effective Jan. 1.
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC
The bank hired Ian Smith from Citigroup as head of GS
Electronic Trading in Asia-Pacific, according to an internal
memo seen by Reuters.
Citi has named Neil Corney as chief executive of its Israeli
unit, replacing Ralph Shaaya, the U.S. bank said. Corney is now
head of markets at Citi Israel.
The German bank tapped a former Barclays Plc
financial services banker, Gary Antenberg, to be co-head of its
global insurance group, according to an internal memo sent to
The bank also appointed Fahad Albader and Adel Dagher
co-heads of its asset and wealth management coverage for the
Middle East and North Africa, based in Dubai, eyeing business
from sovereign wealth funds and family firms in the region.
Dagher comes from hedge fund firm Man Group, while
Albader was previously at Deutsche's corporate banking and
securities division, heading coverage of Kuwait.
The London-based financial services firm appointed Elyssa
Kupferberg as director and investment representative in its
wealth and investment management division, based in Palm Beach,
Florida. Kupferberg joins Barclays after having spent 14 years
at Bank of New York Mellon Corp, most recently as the
senior sales director and senior vice president.
LLOYDS BANK COMMERCIAL BANKING
The unit of Lloyds Banking Group Plc appointed
Ender Tanar as new head of Central Europe, based in Frankfurt,
effective November. Tanar most recently served as head of
corporate finance for Germany, Austria and Switzerland for
Japan-based Mizuho Bank.
ALVAREZ & MARSEL
The professional services firm appointed Chandu Chilakapati
as managing director, based in Houston, Texas. Chilakapati is
the founder of valuation and advisory services firm ValSource
Advisory Services Inc, which the company acquired recently.
SMITH SQUARE PARTNERS LLP
The financial advisory firm appointed Paul Baines, the
former chairman of UK-based Hawkpoint Partners Limited, as
senior adviser to the firm.
UNIVERSAL CREDIT RATING GROUP
The Hong Kong-based rating agency appointed Stan Ho its
global chief analyst. Ho comes from Fitch Ratings, where he was
senior director and head of structured finance and covered bonds
INVESTEC SPECIALIST BANK
The unit of UK-based Investec Bank Plc appointed Eden Riche
to head up high net worth lending within its private bank
division, effective immediately. Eden moves from Debt Capital
Markets, which he established at Investec in 2010.
ROYAL LONDON ASSET MANAGEMENT
The unit of the mutual life and pensions company Royal
London Group appointed Michael Lawrence as a fund manager in its
property team. Most recently, Lawrence has worked across the
firm's Life, Unit Linked and Royal Liver funds as a retail