City Moves for 03 August 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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SYZ Asset Management

The asset management firm has appointed Adrien Pichoud as chief economist. He joined SYZ Group in 2010 as an economist. Pichoud is also a member of the management team of the OYSTER Multi-Asset Absolute Return EUR and OYSTER Absolute Return GBP funds.

Omni Partners

The investment manager has announced the appointment of Rajesh Shanmuganathan as marketing and investor relations manager, based in its London office. He was most recently a director at LBV Asset Management, and has also held roles at DKR Oasis Management and FRM.


The enterprise software platform for content collaboration has appointed Paul Chapman as chief information officer. He was most recently chief information officer for HP. Chapman has 25 years’ experience in the IT industry, and has also held senior leadership positions at VMware, Affymetrix and Sun Microsystems.

Old Mutual Wealth

Paul Roberts has been appointed head of business development for protection, leading the development of the firm’s distribution strategy in the protection market. Since April 2011, he has worked with LifeQuote, the specialist protection portal, as head of intermediary distribution.


The financial services membership organisation has appointed Bill Wrest as chairman of its Technology Innovation Policy Council. He is head of innovation at Moneycorp. Julian Rice, head of marketing at IFDS and DST Systems, will serve as deputy chairman.

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