Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Thursday. To inform us of other job changes, email to email@example.com.
The retail currency broker named Joseph Wald as executive vice president and will lead Gain's institutional business.
The audit firm named six new hires to its transaction advisory services practice.
The advisory firm started by Robert Wolf, a top Wall Street rainmaker, has hired Austan Goolsbee as a strategic partner, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
Wolf, who left UBS AG last summer, is one of U.S. President Barack Obama's favorite bankers and Goolsbee is one of the president's go-to economists, the Times said. ()
The unit of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo said it appointed Kevin Wilson to the new position of chief operating officer of global capital markets, and hired John Deanas as director, capital markets - industrials.
The bank also appointed Robert Morton as director, capital markets - support services and Will Draper as head of research.