Edison Investment Research
The investment intelligence firm has announced three UK equity analyst appointments. Peter Thorne joins its financials team from the FCA, where he was a technical specialist. He has also held roles at Pictet, Paribas, Zoete & Bevan, Morgan Grenfell and Citicorp. Jenny Ping joins the industrials team. She has held roles at Unicredit, Dresdner and Goldman Sachs. Kim Fustier (pictured) joins the oil and gas team from Credit Suisse, where she led research coverage of European integrated oil companies.
Jonathan Drake has been appointed partner in the law firm’s commercial insurance team in London. With particular expertise in regulatory and corporate law, he joins from Clausen Miller. Drake has also previously worked as a partner in Ashurst’s financial institutions group and as general counsel in the London insurance and reinsurance market.
The specialist insurer has announced two appointments to its professional and financial risks division. Martin McCarron joins as head of financial institutions from Catlin, where he has worked as a class underwriter in its financial risk division since 2009. McCarron has also held roles at Lockton Companies International. Nick Rugg joins as a financial institutions team underwriter. He has eight years’ insurance experience.
The recruitment firm has appointed Rene Berende as group chief information officer. He joined PageGroup in March 2014 as regional IT director and was previously chief information officer at Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The business technology change consultancy has appointed Sandra Sheppard as senior project manager. She was responsible for the delivery of a £20m security installation programme at the 2012 London Olympics, and most recently worked at London South Bank University.
The exchange-traded fund (ETF) and product asset manager has appointed Nick Shellard as head of sales for WisdomTree Europe. He has held senior ETF roles at Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, BGI iShares (now Blackrock), and Morgan Stanley.
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