City Moves for 7 August 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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Brooks Macdonald

The wealth management group has appointed Andrew Shepherd as its deputy chief executive. He is currently executive director at the group and joint managing director of Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, which he joined in 2002.

IG Group

David Horsley has been appointed head of finance at the online trading company. He joins from KGC Holdings, where he was European finance director. Horsley has 18 years’ experience, and has also held positions at PwC, Goldman Sachs, Evolution Group and Aldermore Bank.

CR Investment Management

The financial services firm has announced two appointments to its board. John Nacos has held various senior positions at Deutsche Bank, including global head of commercial real estate, head of commercial real estate for the Americas and Asia, and global head of the real estate special situations group. He has also worked for Merrill Lynch. Michael Stanton has over 20 years’ financial services experience, holding positions at GLS Capital, Oppenheimer & Company, Westpac Banking Corporation, Otkritie Financial Corporation, and O1 Properties.

The Co-Operative Group

Mike Bracken has been appointed chief digital officer at the co-operative. He joins in October 2015 from his current role as the government’s chief data officer and its executive director of digital. Bracken has worked at the Cabinet Office since 2011, and is a former digital development director at Guardian News & Media.

Rathbone Investment Management

Nick Liddle has been appointed investment director in the investment management firm’s Edinburgh office. He has 25 years’ experience in investment and joins from Brewin Dolphin, where he was a divisional director. Liddle started his career at Bell Lawrie, which was acquired by Brewin Dolphin in 1993.

The University of Law

Lord Grabiner QC has been appointed president and non-executive director of the university. He has practiced as a member and head of chambers at One Essex Court, has previously served as a deputy high court judge in the chancery division and commercial court, and was also treasurer of Lincoln’s Inn for 2013.

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