Wednesday people roundup

first_imgRobeco, JP Morgan Asset Management, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Cardano, Aon Hewitt, Edmond De Rothschild, Allianz Global Investors, Kames, PwC, Prevanto, Swisscanto, Infranode, Spence & Partners, Russell, CatellaJP Morgan Asset Management – Patrick Thomson has been promoted to head of institutional clients, retaining his role as global head of sovereign clients. He has previously worked at Ivy Asset Management and served in the British Army for five years.Robeco – David Steyn has been named as replacement for the company’s outgoing chief executive Roderick Munsters. Steyn has previously worked for Aberdeen Asset Management and AllianceBernstein.Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management – Mital Mathwani has joined the company’s passive investment division as director, based in Birmingham. Mathwani joins from BlackRock, and worked at Barclays Global Investors before its acquisition, more recently working on the company’s iShares products. Cardano – Tony Baily has been hired as client director, joining from Aon Hewitt. Bailey, an actuary, has spent his career to date working for Bacon & Woodrow, Hewitt and latterly Aon Hewitt within its investment advisory business. Edmond De Rothschild Asset Management – Daniel Lee has joined as director of UK wholesale from Allianz Global Investors. Lee spent nearly two years at Allianz as sales director and before then was head of UK discretionary sales at Cazenove Capital. He has also worked at Old Mutual Asset Managers and Britannic Asset Management. Kames Capital – Grace Le has been named investment-grade bond manager, joining the firm’s Edinburgh office from PwC in London. Gresham House Asset Management – Rupert Robinson has been announced as managing director. Prior to joining Gresham House, Robinson was chief executive of Schoders Private Bank, and has worked at Rothschild Asset Management. Prevanto – After a friendly management buyout, the existing consultancy team at Swisscanto has formed the independent consultancy Prevanto. Stephan Wyss is managing director in Zurich, while Michèle Mottu Stella runs the business in Lausanne and Patrick Spuhler the business in Basel. The buyout follows last year’s acquisition of Swisscanto by Züricher KantonalbankInfranode – Aleksi Rajakasi has been appointed country lead for Finland, joining from Fortum Distribution. Spence & Partners – Martha Quinn has joined as a consultant after two years at Burness Paull. Quinn previously worked at Brodies, Berwin Leighton Paisner and, more recently, Dalriada Trustees. Russell Investments – Elise Cardon has been named portfolio manager within the global currency team, joining from Optim Invest. She has also previously worked at JP Morgan and State Street Global Advisors.Catella – Markus Holmstrand has been named CFO at the Swedish property advisory company. He was previously the firm’s group business controller and has worked as a controller at both Haldex and SCA Group.last_img read more