City Moves for 03 November 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Cunningham Lindsey

Simon How has been appointed global specialty markets director at the loss adjusting and claims management firm. He most recently worked as a senior manager at Lloyd’s, where he was responsible for its claims strategy. How has also held claims consultancy roles at PwC and EY.

NewSmith Asset Management

The asset management firm has announced two appointments. Michael Wahnich joins as head of risk from International Asset Management, where he was also head of risk. Wahnich has held senior positions at Brevan Howard. Guy Jackson joins as head of compliance from Nutmeg, where he was compliance officer and money laundering reporting officer. Jackson was also previously head of compliance at Rexiter Capital Management and Inscape, Santander’s wealth management division.

Reed Smith

Simon Gough has been appointed partner at the law firm. He joins Reed Smith’s tax, benefits, and wealth planning group from DLA Piper, where he was a partner and a former head of UK tax. Gough has a particular interest in structured and asset finance transactions, and in investment funds and structures.

FxPro

The online broker has announced the appointment of Ed Anderson. He will be responsible for e-FX sales and joins from Price Markets, where he was head of global FX sales. Anderson has also held roles at Icap, ACM (now Swissquote), and Thomson Reuters.

Brecher

The property law firm has announced the appointment of Edward Southall as a solicitor in its construction team. He joins from Hogan Lovells.

Eames Consulting Group

The recruitment and search consultancy has announced the appointment of Guy Day as group chief operating officer. He was most recently chief executive of Ambition Group, where he established and led the organisation in Asia.

Lakehouse

The asset and energy support services firm has appointed Sean Birrane as chief executive. He started his career at Lakehouse in 1996, and has been its managing director since 2008.

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