LEGG MASON INC (LM.N)
Legg Mason named Laura Zimmerman as head of marketing and product for its U.S.-based operations. She was most recently the chief strategy officer for Allstate Financial, a unit of Allstate Corp (ALL.N).
The bank said it had recently hired Gregory Leo as the senior vice president and chief investment officer responsible for the investment management operation for the bank’s U.S. private banking division. He was most recently chief investment officer of Sovereign Bank private wealth management.
Adam Flanagan and Tony Fulton have joined Santander Corporate Banking, a unit of Banco Santander (SAN.MC), as regional directors, business development. They will report to Damian McGann, head of business development.
Flanagan joins Santander from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) and Fulton joins from Barclays, where he was most recently commercial director of the Barclays corporate team in Manchester.
The accounting and administrative services firm, which specializes in providing services for hedge funds, said Lori Kahramanidis has been named director of hedge fund services.
Prior to joining Nottingham, Kahramanidis was with Morgan Stanley (MS.N) Fund Services, where she served as account manager team leader.
The discretionary investment management company, a unit of Rathbone Brothers Plc (RAT.L), said it has appointed Christine Lane as an investment director at its New Bond Street head office.
Lane joins Rathbones from HSBC (HSBA.L) Global Asset Management.
The European investment group said it has appointed Eberhard Glckner as director, institutional sales. He is based in F&C’s Frankfurt office and reports to Claus-Dieter Heidrich, country head of F&C Germany.
Glckner most recently spent 15 years at Allianz Global Investors.
Barclays Wealth, a unit of Barclays PLC (BARC.L), named Aaron Gurwitz as chief investment officer and head of research, economics and strategy. The global wealth manager and advisor also named Kevin Gardiner as head of global investment strategy.
Business advisory firm Deloitte announced a number of senior appointments within its tax practice, with the promotion of eight senior tax specialists as partners, and three as associate partners.
Pippa Booth, Andy Brook, Stephen Brown, Christie Buck, Sue Holmes, Anbreen Khan, David McNeil and Marcus Rea have been promoted as partners.
Tax specialists Andrew Cox, Ashley Hollinshead and Claire Wayman have been promoted as associate partners.
The company, which serves large corporate clients and financial institutions, appointed Young-Whan Koh as Head of Fixed Income Markets for Korea.
Whan Koh is responsible for overseeing the Korean Fixed Income Markets business, including Interest Rates Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Debt & Credit Markets and Treasury.
The alternative asset management group has appointed Daniel Kajiya as a portfolio manager for its Emerging Markets fund. Kajiya, who will be based in London, joins Bluecrest from Morgan Stanley in Brazil.
The insurance and reinsurance broker appointed Toby Heppel as divisional director in its political, credit and financial risks team.
Toby joins RFIB Group from FirstCity Partnership, where he was an insurance and reinsurance boker. (Compiled by Fareha Khan in Bangalore)