The securities and investment banking firm appointed John Bajus as head of International Electronic Trading Services within the firm’s Equities Group. In this new role, Bajus will be based in London. Bajus was previously with UBS, where he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Program and Cash Sales Trading for the Americas.
The firm appointed Alexander Kobler as regional head of Investment Products and Services (IPS) in APAC, based in Hong Kong. Previously, he held roles including Head of Wealth Management Research, co-head of Key Account Management & Investment Advisory, and head of IPS Investment Advisory. This appointment is effective immediately.
The property fund manager has appointed Mikael Wilhelmsson as asset manager for its Nordic Retail Fund. Wilhelmsson, who will be based in Stockholm, joins from Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was account manager in the asset management services team.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND PLC (RBS.L)
The bank named Matthew Kirkby as head of Global Banking, Asia Pacific from his current post as global head of Equities Origination and Corporate Finance. He will be replaced by Patrick Broughton as global head of Equities Origination. Previosuly, Broughton was head of ECM for Australia and New Zealand.
The independent investment advisory business of the Stonehage Group has appointed Kim Hillier as a director. Hillier joins from Investec Private Bank, where she was Co-Head of the Wealth Management Division and Chief Investment Officer.
MORGAN STANLEY (MS.N)
The firm on Friday named Paul Price as head of Morgan Stanley Investment Management International Sales. Price, who will be based in London, most recently served as Global Head of the institutional business at Pioneer Global Asset Management.
MAN GROUP PLC (EMG.L)
The British hedge fund company said it made four new hires to its North American sales and marketing team. The company appointed Jim Wing to cover Mid-west, Andreas Saucedo to cover the West Coast and George Kushner to cover the Southeast region for Man’s private client team. Man also appointed Carly Turkus to Man’s marketing and communications team. GRANT & EISENHOFER
The corporate governance law firm said securities litigator and class action attorney Daniel Berger has joined the firm as a director. (Compiled by Vaishnavi Bala and NR Sethuraman in Bangalore)