* Bella Loykhter Allaire hired from UBS
* Raymond James appoints interim HR chief
* Chief Risk Officer now reports to CEO
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 15 Raymond James
Financial Inc (RJF.N) said on Wednesday the company hired a new
senior technology executive as part of a series of changes to
its management team.
The St. Petersburg, Florida-based brokerage and investment
bank hired Bella Loykhter Allaire as executive vice president
for technology and operations.
Allaire will begin in the new post on June 20 and report to
Chief Executive Paul Reilly.
Allaire previously worked as chief information officer at
UBS Wealth Management Americas (UBS.N). Prior to that post, she
also consulted for Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and worked at
Prudential Securities as chief information officer.
As part of the appointment, Raymond James' Angela Biever
will become the interim head of human resources, after the
departure of HR chief Pam Ward.
Biever was chief administrative officer, and oversaw the
company's technology operations in addition to several other
Finally, Chief Risk Officer George Catanese -- who
previously worked under Biever -- will report directly to
(Reporting by Joe Rauch; editing by Carol Bishopric)