“●Schroders has appointed Karine Szenberg as country head for France. Ms Szenberg will start in September after moving from JPMorgan Asset Management, where she was head of France for more than nine years.
●Martina Kay is moving to UBS as head of human resources for global asset management in September, from Schroders where she held a similar role.
●Sabine Keller-Busse, currently chief operating officer at UBS Switzerland and UBS’s retail and corporate business, will assume the role of group head of human resources in August, succeeding John Bradley who is stepping down for family reasons.
●JPMorgan Asset Management has appointed John Bilton as head of the global strategy team. Mr Bilton was previously head of European investment strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
●Michael Pringle, global head of equities trading at Citi, is leaving to join Moore Capital, the $15bn hedge fund.
●Convictions Asset Management, a Paris-based boutique, has a new chief executive. Nicolas Duban was chairman of Next asset management, the hedge fund incubator, before its merger last year with New Alpha Asset Management, also a hedge fund incubator.
●Peter Ball, who has been working at Kames Capital as a consultant since March this year, has taken on a role as interim head of its institutional business. Mr Ball was previously on the board of JLT Employee Benefit, where he was responsible for the company’s investment management and consulting businesses.
●Henderson Global Investors has appointed Jordan Tang as head of retail sales for its Australian operations. Mr Tang has joined from Ausbil Investment Management, the $10.2bn Australian equities specialist.
●Mirabaud Asset Management has hired David Basola as head of business development activities for the Italian market, from Syz, the Swiss private bank.
●Scott Zaleski has moved to Standish Mellon Asset Management, the Boston-based fixed income investment boutique belonging to BNY Mellon, as client portfolio manager. Mr Zaleski joins from Flatley, the commercial property developer.
●Mark Miller is moving to Hermes as head of institutional for the UK, the Middle East and north Africa from Amundi, where he was head of UK institutional business.
●BNP Paribas Securities Services, the global custodian, has hired Anne-Sofie Strandberg from Citi as a business development manager for Scandinavia. Steve Payne, previously a regional business manager for client development in London, has also relocated to Stockholm as a business development manager.
●Psigma Investment Management has hired Nick Lacey as a business development director from Quilter Cheviot, the UK wealth management company”.source: ft.com