City Moves for 08 September 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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Standard Chartered
Karin Flinspach has been appointed head of cash products, transaction banking at Standard Chartered. She has over 20 years’ experience in cash products, and was most recently head for payment and receivables for Europe, Middle, East and Africa at Citibank.

Centrus Advisors
The Treasury, corporate and project finance advisory firm has appointed Jonathan Clarke as a partner. He joins from M&G Real Estate, where he was involved in structuring property transactions for pension fund investors. Clarke has also worked as corporate finance director at Genesis Housing Association, and in the housing finance team at PwC.

Horwitz & Company
Alexander Joslin has been appointed partner and head of investment at the real estate advisory firm. He joins from Savills, where he spent 10 years in the commercial investment division.

Shepherd and Wedderburn
The law firm has announced the appointment of Gordon Moir as a partner in its commercial disputes, regulation and markets team. Bringing a team of three, he joins from Webb Henderson. Moir has previously worked at McGrigors, Ashurst, and as general counsel at BT Retail.

John O’Driscoll has been appointed head of M&A for Europe, Middle East and Africa at the real estate focused professional services and investment management firm. He joins as an international director from Deutsche Bank, where he was Europe, Middle East and Africa head of real estate M&A. O’Driscoll has also previously worked in the real estate investment banking team at JP Morgan.

Threadneedle Investments
The investment management firm has announced the appointment of Maya Bhandari as investment strategist in its multi-asset allocation team. She joins from Citigroup, where she was a director of global macro strategy & asset allocation. Bhandari has also worked as director and head of emerging market analysis at Lombard Street.

The pan-Africa bank has appointed Edward George as head of group research. He previously headed up Ecobank’s soft commodities research team, and has also held roles at the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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