City Moves for 31 March 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Rishi Baviskar has been appointed cyber risk consultant in Allianz’s corporate and specialty insurance business’s global risk consulting team. He has over 15 years’ experience working in IT for oil, gas, car, and pharmaceutical companies.

Financial Reporting Council

Jennifer Walmsley has been appointed director of investor engagement at the Financial Reporting Council. She currently works at Hermes Investment Management, where she is director of engagement. Walmsley joins in June.

Palamon Capital Partners

The European growth investor has appointed Mina Mutafchieva as an associate principal. She joins from McKinsey & Co, where she was an engagement manager in its Antwerp office.

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

The bank has announced the appointment of Stuart Moon as head of loan sales and distribution within its loan markets team. He was previously an executive director at UBS, heading up its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) loan syndicate and sales team. Moon has also worked as director, sales and trading, at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Principal Global Investors

The investment firm has announced the appointment of Helly Pilavachi as director of European fund distribution, focused on sales and business development in French-speaking Europe. She has over 19 years’ experience in the industry, and previously served as director of European sales at JO Hambro Capital, where she was responsible for business development in Southern Europe.

Exterion Media

The out-of-home advertising business has appointed Mike Wood as product and innovation director. He joins from Home Advisor Europe, where he was chief product officer. Wood has also held positions at Hibu (formerly Yell) and Vodafone, where he led its mobile business applications department.


Guillaume Kendall has been appointed head of business development at the commodities post trade technology firm. He joins from Excelian.

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