Today's City Moves cover finance advisory, digital payments and fund management. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
Gleacher Shacklock, a leading independent corporate finance advisory firm, has appointed Ian King as a senior adviser. Ian will complement the existing advisory team by continuing to broaden and deepen contacts with major companies generally and, in particular, strengthen our leading position in the industrials and aerospace & defence sectors. Ian has enjoyed a distinguished career of more than 40 years in the aerospace & defence industry. From joining Marconi as a graduate in 1976, Ian held various executive and operational management roles at Marconi and subsequently BAE Systems including nine years as group chief executive, BAE Systems prior to his retirement.
Consulting firm iBe TSE has hired well known payments executive Masha Cilliers as specialist partner. She brings over two decades of experience, which the company aims to utilise for key clients facing digital disruption in the financial services industry. At iBe TSE, Masha will be responsible for driving the merchant, acquirer and payment service provider payment strategy and innovation services as well as growing the company’s exposure to e-commerce related sectors such as fraud management, cyber security and authentication. Prior to joining iBe TSE, Masha held a number of senior appointments in both advisory firms and within the payments industry big names. Her core focus is within online and mobile commerce and she has a track record developing regional and cross-border payment businesses across channels. As a consultant, Masha has delivered strategy and product consultancy for international merchants, fintech startups and payment companies. Masha played key strategic management roles at DataCash (MasterCard), GlobalCollect (Ingenico) and CyberSource (Visa) where she established and grew new areas of the digital payments business.
Janus Henderson Investors has hired Dean Cheeseman to join its multi-asset team in London as a fund manager. Dean will report to Paul O’Connor, head of multi-asset. Dean joins from Mercer, where he was a lead portfolio manager responsible for managing over $5.8bn (£4.5bn) of active institutional strategies. He has over 20 years’ experience working in financial markets for companies such as F&C Asset Management and Morgan Stanley. Dean has an impressive track record of delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns for clients based on his skills in asset allocation and fund selection. His proven ability in raising assets will be invaluable to Janus Henderson’s multi-asset business.
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