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

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Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has appointed Chris Jackson as head of cash management and payment sales in its global transaction banking division. He joins from Barclays, where he was head of cash management and liquidity sales for the non-bank financial institutions sector.

Macquarie Investment Management

The investment management firm has appointed Peter Douvos as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa consultant relations. He joins from Invesco Asset Management, where he was responsible for consultant relations. Douvos has also held sales roles at UBS Global Asset Management, Standard Bank, and Fedsure Life.


Julien Darmon has been appointed managing director in the financial services firm’s European investment banking group in London. He rejoins Baird from Harris Williams, where he was a managing director in its London office since 2010. Darmon started his investment banking career at Baird in 1999.

Aviva Investors

The asset management business has appointed Giles Parkinson as global equities fund manager. He has 10 years’ experience in investment management and joins from Artemis, where he was an analyst and fund manager on the Strategic Assets fund. Parkinson has also worked as an analyst at Newton Investment Management.


The commercial real estate services firm has announced three appointments to its national healthcare team. Andrew Surgenor joins as head of the national healthcare advisory team from Savills. Rick Savage joins from GVA. James Laidler has held roles at JLL and Christie & Co.


Robert Ludwig has been appointed partner in the law firm’s London real estate finance team. He joins from Linklaters, where he was managing associate in its banking group.

B Street

The marketing agency has appointed Mike Spicer as managing director. He is a former managing director of Arc Wordwide, group managing director of Havas/EHS Brann, and was most recently at The Pulse Group.

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