City Moves for 09 July 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Markel International

The insurer has appointed David Sawyer as senior underwriter and head of professional indemnity in its professional and financial risks division. He joins from Travelers Insurance Company, where he was responsible for running its professional indemnity portfolio.

Axa Investment Managers

Paul Squires has been promoted to global head of trading and securities financing at the investment management firm. He joined Axa IM in 1996 as a trader and has been head of trading since 2005. Squires began his career as an equity trader for Mercury Asset Management (now Blackrock), before moving to Sun Life Investment Management.

DAC Beachcroft

The law firm has announced the election of Virginia Clegg as senior partner and David Pollitt as managing partner. Clegg is currently regional senior partner for Leeds and a real estate partner. Pollitt is currently sector head for insurance, chairman of the claims solutions group.

Curzon & Company

Andrew Morgan has been appointed managing partner at the consulting firm. He started in consultancy in 1994 after a variety of management roles at BAe Dynamics. Morgan joined Curzon & Co from Gemini Consulting.

EQT Partners

The private equity firm has announced two new appointments. Nakul Sarin joins as a director in its credit team from Permira, where he was an investment director in its London-based credit team. Sarin has also held roles at Merrill Lynch and CIBC. Florian Hofer joins EQT’s credit team as an associate from Jefferies’ leveraged finance team.

Holman Fenwick Willan

Simon Clark has been appointed consultant in the law firm’s employment practice in London. He joins from Tullett Prebon, where he was head of legal. Clark has also held counsel and compliance positions at financial institutions including UBS.

Investec Specialist Bank

The bank has appointed Mark Buttler to lead its growth and acquisition finance team in the north of England. He joins after eight years at private equity firm Key Capital Partners, where he was a director. Buttler has also previously spent 10 years at KPMG Corporate Finance.

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