City Moves for 29 January 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Octopus

The fund manager has announced the appointment of Jose de Pablo as investment director to support its healthcare business. He joins from Colliers International, where he provided strategic and corporate finance advice to real estate funds, lenders and operators.

Savills

Mark Simms has been appointed director in the real estate adviser’s London-based retail team. He previously worked for Apple, where he was a senior estate manager and responsible for facilitating its European, Middle East, and Brazilian expansion. Simms has also held roles at Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE.

Mid Europa Partners

The private equity firm has announced several promotions. Pawel Padusinski becomes partner. He joined Mid Europa in 2005. Manish Mittal becomes partner and chief operating officer. He joined in 2012 as chief financial officer. Robert Chmelar becomes director. He joined in 2007. Finally, Gyozo Lantos becomes an associate and Helena Lehtmets an operations executive.

Winckworth Sherwood

The law firm has announced the appointment of Andrew Yule as partner in its employment team. He joins from Withers, and has a particular focus on advising businesses and executives on employment law issues in the financial services sector.

Eaton Vance Management International

The investment management company has announced the appointment of Jeffrey D Mueller as vice president, portfolio manager and global high yield analyst. Based in London, he joins Eaton Vance Management International from Threadneedle Asset Management, where he has been a high yield portfolio manager and investment analyst since 2009.

Grant Thornton

The financial and business advisory firm has promoted Tom Davies to director in its not for profit team. He joined Grant Thornton two years ago, and has been working with charity sector clients for over 10 years.

Lonsdale Capital Partners

The private equity firm has announced the appointment of James Knott as investment director. He was previously an investment manager at Risk Capital Partners, and has also held positions at PwC and Catalyst Corporate Finance.

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