City Moves for 25 February 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Knight Frank

The property consultancy’s retail division has announced the appointment of Richard Petyt as a partner in its agency team. He joins from Asda Stores, and in his new role will work on food store and mixed use development projects, development funding and food store portfolio rationalisation.

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe

Caspar Shand Kydd has been appointed director of institutional equity sales, focusing on generalist small and mid-cap sales, at the finance firm. He was previously managing director at Ambrian Partners, was managing director at Jefferies, and has also held senior roles at DrKW, Credit Suisse First Boston and Kleinwort Benson.


The law firm has announced the appointment of Jeremy Irving as an insurance regulatory partner in London. He joins from Eversheds, where he was a partner, and has also worked as a legal director at DLA Piper. Irving has over 20 years’ experience and specialises in managing legal risk and compliance within the insurance and reinsurance markets.

Buck Consultants

The human resources advisory, technology, and administration solutions consultancy has appointed William Parry as an investment consultant. He will focus on advising UK defined benefit and defined contribution clients on investment matters, and joins from Lane, Clark and Peacock.


The electronic trading platform provider has appointed David Krein as head of MarketAxess research. He joins from Nasdaq OMX Global Indexes, where he was head of research. Krein has also held positions at S&P Dow Jones Indices, UBS, and Merrill Lynch, and founded DTB Capital.


The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) law firm has appointed senior corporate TMT partner Mark Bertram as head of corporate. He has been at Olswang since 2007 and has been a member of its board since April 2013.

IOMA Group

The insurance and wealth management firm has appointed Linda Muirhead as managing director and Roman Marti as international business director. Muirhead joins from LM Consulting, which she established in 2012. Marti has held positions at Kaiser Partner Private Bank, LGT Bank and Zurich Financial Services.

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