Aug 21 The following financial services industry
appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other
job changes, email to email@example.com.
The U.S. investment bank's most senior banker in Dubai, Ali
Asghar, has left to set up his own emerging markets-focused
boutique firm, three sources familiar with the matter said.
The bank has added two teams of brokers in offices in Ohio
and North Carolina and lost a high-producing team in Morristown,
New Jersey, to UBS. John Rasweiler, 73, a 55-year
industry veteran who had been with Morgan Stanley since 2009,
joined UBS in nearby Florham Park, New Jersey, with John Cusate,
Jack R. Riley, Michael Jordao, Jesse E. Kent and William Burke,
according to UBS. A Morgan Stanley spokeswoman said Morgan
Stanley had hired a team led by veteran Merrill Lynch
adviser Kris Jonathan Brenneman in its Akron, Ohio, office.
JOELE FRANK, WILKINSON BRIMMER KATCHER
The independently-owned financial public relations and
investor relations firm named Matthew Sherman, partner, as
president, effective immediately. The firm also appointed Andrew
Brimmer and Daniel Katcher, two of the firm's founding partners,
in the role of vice chairmen.
The company, which offers investment management and risk
management services, appointed Geoffrey Shaw as portfolio
manager for the BlackRock UK long lease property fund. Shaw was
previously with Aviva Investors.
HSBC PRIVATE BANK (SUISSE) SA
The bank said Oliver Maas and Julien Froidevaux joined the
firm as managing directors in its multi-family office business
(MFO). Mass joined the firm in August as market head MFO
business development from Credit Suisse. Froidevaux joined the
firm in July as market head MFO business development from UBS.
U.S. BANK WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The wealth manager appointed Ruth Granen as vice president
and personal trust relationship manager for its Private Client
Reserve division in Seattle. Granen was previously with Ohana
The investment management and investment services company
appointed Eugene Bang as head of its Korean investment
management business. Bang was previously with Deutsche Asset
Management Korea Ltd and will be based in Seoul.
ABN AMRO PRIVATE BANKING
The bank appointed Angela Wu as managing director and market
head for China. Wu will join the North Asia management team and
will be based in Hong Kong. She was previously with China
International Capital Corp Ltd.
BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT
The investment management firm appointed Peter Curry as
assistant director for international institutional sales. Curry
is based in London. He was previously with Nomura Asset
The international insurance, professional and investment
services group named Kevin Sweet as group marketing director.
Sweet joined Thomas Miller as a consultant in 2010.