City Moves for 8 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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The bank has appointed Chris Hare to its economics team, focusing on both UK and global economic issues. He joins from the Bank of England, where he was responsible for monitoring issues such as the impact of economic uncertainty on activity.

Santander Asset Management

Ileana Salas has been appointed global head of institutional sales at the asset management firm. Based in London, she joins from Bradesco Asset Management, where she served as head of business development and sales for Europe and the Middle East. Salas has also held positions at ABN Amro, Gartmore Investment Management, and Schroders.


The accountancy and business advisory firm has promoted Derek Neil to partner and appointed George Byron as a manger in its transaction services division. Neil joined in 2004, having qualified at PwC. He focuses on technology and private equity deals. Byron joins from Deloitte.

Legal & General Property

The real assets division of Legal & General Investment Management has announced the appointment of three asset managers to its UK Property fund. Alex Waterworth joins as senior asset manager after 10 years at JLL, eight of which were in the Industrial Property Investment fund. Andrew Mercer joins as a senior asset manager from Capita. Peter McNamara joins as an asset manager from Colliers.

Bupa Global

Sheldon Kenton has been appointed global commercial director at the health insurance business. He joins from Cigna Corporation, where he was most recently chief commercial officer for its global health benefits business in North America.


The advisory firm has appointed Kathryn Koorenny as managing director and general counsel. She joins from American Airlines, where she was most recently associate general counsel, litigation and compliance.

FRP Advisory

The restructuring and advisory firm has appointed John Lowe as partner. He joins from Begbies Traynor, where he spent 11 years as a partner. Lowe has also held positions at EY.
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