The law firm has announced the appointments of Matthew Middleditch as global head of corporate and Sarah Wiggins (pictured) as global head of client sectors. Middleditch is currently Linklaters’s Hong Kong-based head of corporate in Asia. Wiggins is a senior corporate partner.
The oil & gas venture capital fund has announced the appointments of Ewen Ainsworth and Meb Somani to its investment team. Ainsworth was previously chief financial officer for Gulf Keystone Petroleum, and has also held senior roles at Europa Oil & Gas, Conoco and Murco Petroleum. Somani was previously managing director and global head of oil and gas principal investment at Barclays Natural Resource Investments.
Henry Fischel-Bock has been appointed head of the private bank’s domestic European private client business, effective 1 January 2015. He joins from Barclays Wealth, where he led its UK & European wealth management business.
The investment manager, part of Man Group, has announced the appointment of Adrian Edwards as a portfolio manager in its Japan CoreAlpha team. He joins from Stratton Street Capital, where he was an assistant fund manager on its Japanese equity fund strategies.
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Eamon Nolan has been appointed portfolio director at the UK small company focused investment firm. He previously spent 15 years at 3i Group, where he was a portfolio director. Nolan has also formerly held roles at Majedie and Allied Irish Bank.
Jo Elphick has been appointed head of UK employee benefits marketing at the life insurance firm. She joins from Unum, where she was head of communications.
The UK arm of the Asian asset manager DIAM Group has appointed Anthony Catachanas to its Europe, Middle East and Africa business development team. He joins from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was responsible for global bank relationships. Catachanas has also worked in equity finance and prime brokerage at Credit Suisse Securities and Deutsche Bank Global Markets.
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