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May 24 The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The bank promoted Douglas Preiser and Andrew Paine to co-lead its KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc broker/dealer unit. Paine, formerly group head of KBCM's industrial and energy groups, will head its corporate and investment banking business. Preiser, who remains chief operating officer of KBCM, will lead the capital markets business.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will join the venture capital firm as a "senior adviser."
MORGAN STANLEY SMITH BARNEY (MS.N)
The brokerage has hired a new manager for its Irvine, California, office from Merrill Lynch.
Jeff Russell joined Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a joint venture between Morgan Stanley and Citigroup (C.N), last Wednesday, according to FINRA filings. He spent almost 16 years at Merrill Lynch, a unit of Bank of America Corp (BAC.N). [ID:nN20122789]
The stockbroking and advisory firm named Darren Winder, most recently head of UK equity strategy at JPMorgan Cazenove, as head of strategy. Winder will be joined by his associate Rob Griffiths.
The mid-market investment bank, which caters to consumer and retail companies, named Michelle Cherrick as its chief executive. He most recently led the consumer group at Thomas Weisel Partners TWPG.O.
PROSKAUER ROSE LLP
The law firm hired Gary Dellaverson as special counsel in its labor and employment department. Dellaverson joins from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, where he was most recently chief financial officer. He was previously the MTA's chief labor negotiator, overseeing such matters as the 2005 transit strike and efforts to sell the West Side Rail Yards and Atlantic Yards.
The investment bank hired Jeremy Dellis, formerly a telecoms analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), as managing director and senior telecommunications analyst in the firm's London office.
Separately, Jefferies hired Christian Cooper as a senior interest rates trader as part of its effort to expand its global fixed income business. [ID:nN24155550]
BNY MELLON WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The wealth manager, a part of Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK.N), hired Peter Berg as vice president and sales director to promote custody services to registered investment advisors across the United States.
The asset management business of Aviva Plc (AV.L), appointed John Carmody as the new global strategy director for financial institutions. He will be based in London and report to Rob Watson, global product and strategic relations director.
BOC HONG KONG (HOLDINGS) (2388.HK)
The commercial banking group appointed Zhu Yanlai as assistant chief executive of the group, effective May 20, 2010.
TEMASEK HOLDINGS [TEM.UL]
The Singapore state investor named Hsieh Fu Hua as executive director and president, giving him a more powerful management role to help the sovereign fund find a successor to Chief Executive Ho Ching. [ID:nSGE64N1H1]
ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC (ADN.L)
The fund manager appointed Andrew Smith as group head of property. Smith succeeds Rickard Backlund, who has decided to step down from full time executive responsibility by his 60th birthday in September.
HOUSING BANK FOR TRADE AND FINANCE THBK.AM
Jordan's second largest lender named Omar Malhas, a 20 year veteran of the bank, as acting general manager. [ID:nLDE64N0GM]
LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL UNDERWRITERS IN EUROPE
The division of Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual Group Inc [LBRTML.UL] appointed Michael Weesbach as casualty manager for its operations in Germany.
The UK-based subsidiary of Russian financial services providers Otkritie Financial Corp appointed Howard Snell as executive chairman.
JLT BENEFIT SOLUTIONS
The pensions and employee benefits consultants appointed Alan Hewitt as its international benefits director. Hewitt reports directly to Chief Executive Duncan Howorth.
PSIGMA ASSET MANAGEMENT
The fund manager appointed Eric Moore to join its UK team. Most recently, he was at Insight Investment where he was director, UK Equities. (Compiled by Krishna N. Das in Bangalore and Jonathan Stempel and Christian Plumb in New York)