March 22 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced Monday. To inform us of other job changes, send an email to email@example.com.
UBS said Marc Grasso will join as a managing director for health care investment banking. Grasso will report to Robert DiGia, global head of healthcare banking, and focus on serving clients in the biotechnology field. He was most recently head of West Coast investment banking at Leerink Swann.
GREENHILL & CO (GHL.N)
Greenhill said Bill Thompson, Fredrik Elwing, Walter Stackler and Pamela Wright will join as managing directors. The four have been the senior members of the Real Estate Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse, and will focus on building a real estate placement advisory business at Greenhill.
MERRILL LYNCH (BAC.N)
Merrill Lynch said it hired Daniel Honan, a 24-year brokerage veteran, from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. [IDnN22211473]
LAZARD LTD (LAZ.N)
Lazard CFO Michael Castellano will retire in April 2011 and will be succeeded by Matthieu Bucaille, deputy CEO of Lazard Freres Banque in Paris. [ID:nN22192478]
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN HOLDING (AB.N)
AllianceBernstein named John Howard senior vice president and CFO. Robert Joseph, CFO since 1994, will remain with the firm in a senior advisory role until his retirement at the end of 2010.
E*TRADE FINANCIAL CORP (ETFC.O)
E*Trade named former Citigroup Inc (C.N) executive Steven Freiberg as its new CEO. [ID:nN22154578]
Pacific Investment Management Co named Mikael Angberg as a senior vice president and head of business development Nordics. Angberg joins from BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA), and will be based in London.
The investment consultant, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Co (MMC.N), hired Simon Eagleton as Asia Pacific investment consulting regional business leader and Anthony Lane as leader of Mercer’s global manager research boutiques business.
OPPENHEIMER & CO
The investment bank named Steve Bernstein as chief executive of Oppenheimer Investments Asia Ltd, and senior managing director, Asia. Bernstein joins from Citigroup (C.N), and will be based in Hong Kong.
STANDARD CHARTERED (STAN.L)
The UK bank named V. Shankar as chief executive for the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Europe, where he will focus on governance and try to grow the lender’s business. He is currently executive chairman of the bank’s principal finance unit and co-chairman of the private banking division. [ID:nLDE62L01C]
GUY CARPENTER & CO, LLC
The reinsurance broker named Victoria Carter as vice chairman of Guy Carpenter International. Carter joins from Towers Watson and Co TW.N. (Compiled by Gowri Jayakumar in Bangalore and Paritosh Bansal in New York; Editing by Richard Chang)