City Moves for 21 January 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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IAG UK Fund Administration

The fund administration services provider has appointed Alan Ross as commercial director. He joins from BNP Paribas, where he was senior sales manager for securities services. Ross has also held roles at BNY Mellon, Arjent Alternative Investments, FSL Services, and RBS.

London & Capital

Guy McGlashan has been appointed chief operating officer at the wealth manager. He joins from Coutts & Co, where he was chief operating officer of Coutts Private Office. McGlashan has also worked at Kleinwort Benson.

Baringa Partners

The management consultancy has appointed Guy Dent to lead its telecoms and media practice. He has 15 years’ experience in the telecoms, media and technology, and was most recently a partner at Deloitte.

Baillie Gifford & Co

The investment partnership has appointed Mike Gush as co-manager of its Emerging Markets Growth Fund. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2003, and was most recently manager of the Pacific Horizon Investment Trust.

Sotheby’s International Realty

Michelle Van Vuuren has been appointed managing director for residential development and investment at the estate agency. She has 15 years’ experience in property, and has previously worked as head of marketing for the London portfolio at Land Securities, and as marketing director for Yoo.

Irwin Mitchell

Simon Griffiths has been appointed partner in the law firm’s corporate team in London. He specialises in equity capital markets, public company takeovers, and private M&A, and was head of equity capital markets at Addleshaw Goddard from 2000 until 2013.


Naomi Saragoussi has been appointed by PwC to develop its private healthcare and group protection advisory business. She has over 30 years’ experience in employee benefits, and previously worked at Mercer for four years.

Towers Watson

Georgy Matov has been appointed to the professional services firm’s European insurance consulting practice. He joins from Zurich Insurance, where he was global chief pricing actuary for motor and personal lines products.

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