City Moves for 02 April 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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The property adviser has appointed Natasha Demirbag as neighbourly matters director in its building and project consultancy team. She has 17 years’ experience in property, and has previously held roles at Watts and Partners, Drivers Jonas, and Orpwood Associates.

Brown Shipley

The private bank has appointed Jim Willens as chairman. He has been a non-executive director of the firm since 2014, and has over 30 years’ experience in financial services. Willens is also currently chief executive of Newcastle Building Society.

Etrali Trading Systems

The compliance and unified communication services integrator for trading has announced two appointments. Brad Gorton becomes managing director of the UK and Ireland. He previously led Etrali’s UK sales team, and has also held positions at Speakerbus. Paul Klebinder becomes managing director for France and Italy. He co-founded and was chief executive of Galigeo SAS. He has also held roles at Orange Business Services.

Lewis Silkin

The law firm has announced the appointment of media and entertainment lawyer Jonathan Monjack to its media, brands, and technology team. He was previously at Davenport Lyons, and will continue in his role as managing director of RME/Sony Music Group, the recording and publishing music company.

DAC Beachcroft

Jonathan Deverill has been appointed partner in the law firm’s London corporate practice. He joins from DMH Stallard. Deverill trained at Slaughter and May, and has particular experience of cross-border transactional work, with a focus on the energy and natural resources sectors.


The investment consultancy has announced two appointments. Witold Witkiewicz joins as a director in private markets from Aeriance Investments, where he was a portfolio manager. Witkiewicz has also held roles at Woodbourne Investment Management. John Amoasi joins as a senior associate in fixed income from Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He has also held roles at Pimco.

European Wealth

The wealth manager has appointed James Igoe to its Manchester office. He joins from Hume Capital, where he was private client director. Igoe will help to expand European Wealth’s presence in the North West.

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