City Moves for 18 May 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Alison Wilcox has been appointed group HR director at BT. She joins from Vodafone, where she has been regional HR director for Europe for the past 18 months. Wilcox has also worked as regional HR director for Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific at the mobile operator.

Centrus Advisors

The treasury and debt advisory business has appointed George Karalis as a director. He joins from Chatham Financial, where he advised corporate and fund clients. Karalis has also held roles at National Grid, Angelicoussis Shipping Group, and the pension fund of the Central Bank of Greece.

Wealth Management Association

The wealth management industry trade association has announced three appointments to its board. Adam Seale is chief executive of Interactive Investor. He began his career at the Bank of England, and has also held roles at Booz Allen Hamilton and HBOS. Michael Morley is chief executive of Coutts & Co and director of Adams & Company. He has also held roles at Barclays Wealth and Merrill Lynch. David Loudon is managing partner at Redmayne-Bentley. He started his career at HFC Bank.

CMC Markets

The spread-betting, CFD and FX provider has appointed David Hodge as chief commercial officer. He has previously worked as group marketing director at IG Group and chief executive at Alpari. Hodges has also held roles at Cadbury, Scottish Courage and Bmibaby.

ANV Group

The insurance group has appointed Bruce Whitmee as active underwriter for its Lloyd’s Syndicate 5820. He joins from AIG, where he worked from 2002 in a number of regional management warranty and affinity positions. Whitmee has also held roles at Domestic & General.


Adam Joy has been appointed partner in the professional services firm’s technology, media and telecoms team. He joins from Warner Bros, where he expanded its global television production business. Joy has also held senior roles at Numis Securities and UBS.

Odgers Berndtson

Paul Aldrich has been appointed partner in the executive search firm’s financial services practice. He has over 20 years’ experience in executive search.

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