Stuart Bedford has been appointed London head of corporate at the law firm. Previously head of Linklaters’ corporate practice in Asia, he has a background in private and public mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and capital raisings. Bedford succeeds Sarah Wiggins.
The property and infrastructure group has appointed Rob Heasman as project director for its £1.5bn regeneration at Elephant & Castle. He was previously development director of the project, and succeeds Pascal Mittermaier, who is relocating to the US.
Ignacio Torterola has been appointed partner in the law firm’s international arbitration group. He joins from Foley Hoag, where he was international counsel. Torterola has also held positions in the office of the Argentine Treasury Attorney General.
Patricio Remon has been appointed managing director of the consumer and business insight firm’s UK & Ireland business. He was formerly general manager of Equifax Iberia. Remon succeeds Shawn Holtzclaw, who is returning to Equifax US to lead its credit marketing and debt management operations.
The litigation funding provider has announced three appointments. Sir Stephen Silber has been appointed chairman of its investment committee. A former high court judge and QC, he has more than 40 years’ experience in the legal profession. Bernard Hanotiau also joins its investment committee. He is a member of the Brussels and Paris bars. Paul Morris joins as a non-executive director. He is a consultant senior counsel at Appleby.
National Association of Pension Funds
John Dembitz has been appointed non-executive director at the association of workplace pensions. He is also chairman of Incredibull, EAC Management and Saviour Box.
Colt Technology Services
Sohail Qadri has been appointed executive vice-president of strategy and business development at the telecoms, IT, and data centre services firm. His previous roles have included group strategy director at O2.
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