Picton Property Income
Picton Property Income Limited, the property investment company, has appointed Sheryl Bates as marketing and communications manager within its UK investment management arm. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for the group’s external communications, investor relations and wider marketing activities. Prior to joining, Sheryl worked across institutional marketing, investor relations and finance roles at Axa Investment Managers, Permira and Barclays. She qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte and holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick.
Philip Rogers has left the US firm Brown Rudnick, where he was head of emerging markets, to start up a new firm Phanar Legal. Prior to joining Brown Rudnick Philip, was head of cprporate at Clyde & Co and before that head of corporate at McGrigors (now Pinsents) where he was a founding partner of KLegal, the associated law firm of KPMG. Philip trained and started off his career at Linklaters. Philip’s practice centers around corporate and corporate finance law, and he has been involved in a number of pioneering deals in the UK and internationally, culminating in him recently acting in the $20bn (£15.5bn) Simandou-South project in Guinea. Philip has worked in Frankfurt, Vienna and Paris, as well as London. Phanar Legal offers fixed price high quality partner-led legal solutions in mining, infrastructure, trade and logistics, financial services and healthcare and technology.
Tim Hortons, the famed Canadian cafe and bake shop, has appointed Kevin Hydes as its new chief finance and commercial officer. Hydes, who joined at the start of July, will oversee business strategy, brand execution and development in Great Britain. Tim Hortons opened its first British and European restaurant on Argyle Street in Glasgow, at the start of June. The long-awaited launch was met with much excitement, with customers travelling from across the country and queuing overnight to be the first to try the brand’s famous coffee and baked goods. Hydes is charged with delivering a concept that is unique to the UK market – namely one that places an equal emphasis on freshly-prepared food and on great value coffee. Hydes’ previously spent 11 years at Costa Coffee, overseeing the marketing function in the UK during a significant period of growth, winning brand of the year in 2011 and becoming market leader in 2012. More recently he held the role of international and brand development director.
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