City Moves for 28 June 2017 - who's switching jobs at Standard Chartered, Echo Energy and GSC Solicitors

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Today's City Moves cover banking, energy and legal eagles. Take a look at these movers and shakers:

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered has appointed Robert Snell to run the bank’s global subsidiaries business, reporting to Paul Skelton, global head, global banking. Rob will be based in London. His appointment is effective 1 July. Rob is a banking veteran and has spent nearly 30 years in corporate and investment banking, driving client coverage. Rob joins Standard Chartered from Deutsche Bank where he was global head of multinational coverage. Prior to this, Rob spent 25 years with Citi in various senior leadership roles including running Citi’s global subsidiaries business and its Japanese corporate banking operations. He is a strong leader with a wealth of experience supporting some of the world’s largest and most complex multinationals in their operations across the Americas, Europe and Asia. In this role, Rob will lead Standard Chartered’s global subsidiaries business, leveraging the bank’s unique network to support the international banking requirements of the bank’s multinational clients. Rob’s extensive experience in leading cross-border teams and working with some of the world’s largest multinationals over the last three decades make him a superb candidate for his new role with worldwide reach.

Echo Energy

Echo Energy, the South and Central American focused upstream gas company, has appointed Will Holland as chief financial officer. Will Holland is a proven financier with operational experience spanning over 20 years in the upstream industry. Originally technically focused, he has spent the majority of his career in commercial, financial and M&A roles. Will has significant experience in corporate acquisitions, setting up and growing small cap E&P companies, debt and equity financing, balance sheet restructuring and investor relations, much of which was gained working on deals in Latin America. Will has most recently held the position of executive vice president of business development at Sound Energy.

GSC Solicitors LLP

Boutique corporate City law firm, GSC Solicitors, have appointed the very experienced corporate finance banker, David Whitlock as business development director. David’s career has spanned 40 years largely in the City, as a corporate banker. He has held positions at banks such as NatWest, RBS and more recently the City law firm Stephenson Harwood and accountants RSM Baker Tilly. He has joined the GSC team to build on their relationships with financial institutions particularly focusing on the firm’s existing client strengths that centre around the hotel/leisure, commercial real estate, healthcare, intellectual property/media and technology sectors, plus international entrepreneurs

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