March 5 The following financial services
industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us
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BANK OF AMERICA
The bank has hired ex-UBS banker Peter Guenthardt as co-head
of Asia-Pacific global capital markets, replacing James Fleming
who will head the bank's UK equity capital markets team, IFR
reported. Guenthardt was previously managing director and CEO of
UBS Investment Bank in Switzerland and, before that, headed
equity capital markets for the bank in Europe, the Middle East
and Africa, added IFR, a Thomson Reuters publication.
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP
The investment manager appointed Gregory Roath as
Asia-Pacific head of global client management. Roath joined BNY
Mellon in New York in 1999, working in both product management
and Western European relationship management.
RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL INC
The company hired two financial advisers, Paul Allen and
David Schadel, to its independent broker/dealer firm in
Brentwood, Tennessee. The two will operate as Wealth Strategies
Partners, an independent firm with securities offered through
Raymond James Financial Services, the company said in a
statement on Tuesday. The team joined from Wiley Bros-Aintree
Capital LLC, where they managed over $200 million in client
assets and had annual fees and commissions in excess of $1.4
THE ARAB MONETARY FUND (AMF)
The fund appointed former Saudi central banker Abdulrahman
bin Abdullah al Hamidy as director general and chairman of the
board, replacing its chief of two decades, it said. Al Hamidy
replaces Bahraini national Jassim al Mannai, effective March 5,
the Abu Dhabi-based AMF said. Al Mannai had held the top post
since 1994. Al Hamidy was vice-governor of the Saudi Arabian
Monetary Agency (SAMA) - the Kingdom's central bank - from
2009-13 and worked as its deputy governor of technical affairs
between 2004 and 2009.
The company, majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group
, appointed Daniel Maguire as global head of SwapClear,
its global interest rate swap clearing business. Maguire served
most recently as the head of SwapClear in the United States and
global head of product and marketing, where he spearheaded
SwapClear's development into client clearing.
The Japan-based company said Tetsu Ozaki, a senior executive
of its securities business, will become the chief executive of
its wholesale business in a group-wide management reshuffle
announced on Wednesday. Atsushi Yoshikawa, who was previously
CEO of the wholesale division, will drop that title while
continuing as president and COO of the group.
GUGGENHEIM SECURITIES LLC
Guggenheim hired a technology banker at Evercore Partners
Inc to be a senior managing director, the boutique bank
said on Tuesday. Eric Mandl will join the firm in a New
York-based position and advise technology companies.
TOWERS WATSON & CO
The professional services company appointed Ed Francis as
Europe, Middle East and Africa head of the company's investment
business, effective immediately. Francis succeeds Chris Ford
who, after holding this position since 2011, has assumed the
role of global head of investment. Francis joined Towers Watson
from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001.