Northland Capital Partners
The stockbroker has appointed Patrick Claridge as chief executive. He has over 30 years’ experience in the securities industry, and most recently worked at Merchant Securities. Claridge has also held senior roles at E*TRADE and TIR Securities.
Jalil Rehman has been appointed chief executive of the insurance company in Europe. He has worked for Chubb Insurance for 24 years, most recently leading its international claims operations.
Charles Seville has been appointed head of North American sovereign ratings at the ratings agency. He was previously a director in Fitch’s sovereign team, based in London. Seville has also held roles at the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The investment firm has appointed Dean Heaney as institutional sales director. He joins from Royal London Asset Management, where he was responsible for institutional business development. Heaney has also held roles at Daiwa SB Investments and Fidelity.
Simmons & Simmons
Simon Thrower has been appointed partner in the law firm’s financial markets practice. He joins from Ashurst, where he was a partner for 15 years and where he led its global banking team from 2009 to 2011.
The private equity fund manager has appointed Robert Davis as investment director. He joins from Avendus Capital, where he was managing director and head of European business. Davis has also held positions at Nomura International, Robert Fleming and JP Morgan.
The law firm has appointed Neil Hamilton as a partner in its capital markets practice. He joins from Paul Hastings, where he was a partner and focused on securitisation and structured finance. Hamilton was also previously a partner at Clifford Chance.
The executive search consultancy has appointed two new partners. Margaret Kett joins as head of its human resources practice and Chris Goward as head of its life sciences and healthcare division.
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