The professional services firm’s legal division has announced the appointment of Mick Gorrill. He is a data protection practitioner and, as assistant information commissioner at the Information Commissioner’s Office, he oversaw the introduction of data protection fines into law.
RBC Wealth Management
The wealth manager has announced the appointment of Antony Johnson as head of distribution for RBC Wealth Management, International. He joins from RBC Investor and Treasury Services, where he was most recently global head of sales and distribution. Johnson has also held roles at BISYS Fund Services and Citibank.
The law firm has announced two appointments. John Forrest joins to lead the trade practice in London from Dechert, where he was a senior director. Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean will lead DLA Piper’s government relations practice in London. She is already a consultant to DLA Piper and is a Labour member of the House of Lords.
Aerion Fund Management
Adrian Darley has been appointed head of equities at the fund management firm. He joins from Ignis Asset Management, where he was head of European equities. Darley has also worked as senior European fund manager at Gartmore.
Ben Money-Coutts has been appointed interim chief financial officer at the financial services company. He joined Charles Stanley in May 2013 from Saltus Partners, where since 2007 he had been a partner, chief financial officer, and chief operating officer. Money-Coutts has also held senior roles at Bridgewell Securities.
Smith & Williamson
The accountancy and investment management firm has appointed Katie Murray as associate director in its valuation practice in London. She joins from the New York office of McGladrey. Murray started her career with KPMG in Philadelphia.
Western Union Business Solutions
Tony Crivelli has been appointed UK and Europe managing director at the global payment services firm. He has been promoted from his previous role as vice president of global hedging strategy. Crivelli has also held senior positions at National Australia Bank and Travelex Global Business Payments.
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