Sept 7 The following financial services industry
appointments and departures were announced on Friday. To inform
us of other job changes, email to email@example.com.
BLACKSTONE GROUP LP
The world's largest alternative asset manager appointed
Lionel Assant as head of its European private equity operations
following the promotion of Joseph Baratta to global private
equity head, it said in an internal memo on Thursday.
HSBC BANK USA NA
The bank named Lori Vetters as senior vice-president and
regional commercial executive for Texas and the surrounding
region. She would be based in Houston.
Vetters was previously president of her family's Texas-based
RSA INSURANCE GROUP PLC
The insurer said it hired Caroline Ramsay as group chief
auditor. Caroline replaces Anne Jaeger. Caroline joined RSA in
April 2007 as group financial planning & analysis director and
most recently held the position of UK & Western Europe finance
STERNE, AGEE & LEACH INC
The Birmingham, Alabama-based brokerage added adviser Meg
Green and her team to its broker-dealer unit, expanding the
firm's network of independent advisers.
Green joins from independent broker-dealer Royal Alliance.
CHEYNE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (UK) LLP
The alternative asset manager said it appointed Arron
Taggart to its real estate debt team. Prior to joining Cheyne,
Taggart was the lead regional property specialist for London &
South at Clydesdale Bank.
VERICREST FINANCIAL INC
The financial services company, specializing in the
servicing of residential mortgages, formed a new advisory board
and hired Donald Bisenius, John McMurray, Stephen Rotella and
Robert Warrington to this board.