City Moves for 10 June 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

Adrian White has been appointed chief operating officer, commercial banking at the bank. He was previously managing director and head of SME banking. White has over 30 years’ experience in the banking industry.


Peter Hindle has been appointed director in Rothschild’s wealth management business. He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was most recently a vice president. Hindle has over 15 years’ experience in finance and wealth management, and has also held roles at DLA Piper and Addleshaw Goddard.


The investment bank has promoted Sam Fuller to head of its London office. Currently managing director and head of consumer, he joined in 2000 and has worked on a range of public and private market mandates.

Santander Corporate & Commercial

The bank has announced the appointment of Richard Newell as head of agriculture, leading its team of agriculture relationship directors across the UK. Newell has 30 years’ experience working in the industry, and has also held roles at HSBC and Clydesdale Bank.

Balderton Capital

Gilles Stephan has been appointed talent director at the venture capital firm. He was formerly Europe talent acquisition director and head of next generation leaders at Amazon.


Mark Simmonds has been appointed senior consultant in the risk solutions provider’s Africa practice. He is a former MP for Boston and Skegness, parliamentary under-secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and minister for Africa. Simmonds ran his own commercial property business before standing for Parliament.

Oppenheimer Europe

The investment bank has appointed Jeroen van den Heuvel as managing director and European head of consumer investment banking to establish a consumer M&A franchise in Europe. He has over 20 years’ investment banking experience, including more than 17 in Rabobank’s global food, beverages and agri M&A advisory business.

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