City Moves for 02 December 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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Baker Tilly

Jim Muir has been appointed head of financial services at the accountancy and business advisory firm. He previously worked at KPMG, and has held board level positions at a range of financial services businesses.

Standard Chartered

Gwynne Master has been appointed head of financial institutions for Europe in the bank’s corporate and institutional client coverage segment. She joins from Barclays Singapore, where she was managing director, head of Asia financial institutions, and co-head of Asia corporate. Master has also held roles at Wachovia Bank, latterly as chief executive and managing director for Southeast Asia.

Henderson Global Investors

The asset management firm has announced two appointments within its product team. James Bowers has been promoted from head of product to global head of product and distribution services. Ian Dyble has been appointed head of product development, reporting to Bowers. Dyble joins from Cazenove Capital Management, where he was head of product development and chief operating officer.

State Street Global Advisors

Rory Tobin has been appointed head of European distribution at the asset manager. Based in London, he joins from Barclays Wealth & Investment Management, where he was chief executive of Barclays Asset Management and global head of the investments and solutions group.


The consultancy has appointed Ian Bentinck as partner. He will focus on growing Capco’s capital markets practice, and was most recently European head of financial markets at IBM. Bentinck has also worked at City Practitioners, a firm acquired by

Capco in 2007.

Waverton Investment Management
Davina Rich has been appointed director and private client portfolio manager at the discretionary investment management boutique. She joins from North of South Capital, where she was a senior analyst and set up its equity research function. Rich started her career at Deutsche Asset Management.


Laurent Seyer has been appointed managing director and global head of client coverage at the provider of investment decision support tools. He was previously global head of the client group at Axa Investment Managers, and has also held roles at Societe Generale.

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