City Moves for 14 July 2017 - who's switching jobs at Together, Duff & Phelps and Nex Optimisation

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Today's City Moves cover specialist lending, valuation advisory and finance. Take a look at these movers and shakers:


Specialist lender Together continues to strengthen its intermediary relations team with the appointment of John Truswell as head of national accounts. With a financial services career spanning more than three decades, John, who joins from Capital Home Loans, brings extensive experience to the role. Previously, John spent 21 years as head of national accounts at Virgin Money and its predecessor Northern Rock. Together recently announced its partnership with four leading broker networks, and as head of national accounts, John will focus on building intermediary relationships across the group, in both the personal finance and commercial businesses, as the lender widens its distribution.

Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps, is pleased to announce that Yann Magnan, managing director and leader of valuation advisory services for Europe, has been appointed as the firm’s EMEA Leader. Yann will focus on growing Duff & Phelps’ business in Europe and the Middle East across all service lines, building on the firm’s continued success throughout the region. With more than 20 years in valuations and financial consulting, Yann has represented clients in industries including telecommunications, entertainment, retail, consumer products, healthcare and energy. He has particular expertise in international transactions and valuation projects, intangible assets and taxes, and he lectures on valuation topics worldwide. Yann joined the firm over 10 years ago in 2007, opening the Paris office and growing it to nearly 50 professionals in five years.

Nex Optimisation

Nex Optimisation, which helps clients reduce complexity and optimise resources across the transaction lifecycle, announces today that it has appointed Paul Busby as global head of sales for Enso, its portfolio finance and centralised treasury management solution for the buy-side. Paul will be responsible for expanding sales and strategic partnerships across the US, EMEA and APAC regions, reporting to Matthew Bernard, chief executive of Enso. The business currently provides centralised treasury services to clients globally, most recently expanding into the APAC region in 2017. Paul has over 25 years of senior experience in prime brokerage, equity finance and securities lending, and joins from HSBC where he most recently held the position of head of prime finance sales Americas. Prior to his role with HSBC, Paul was the co-head of equity finance Americas and head of securities lending Americas at Deutsche Bank. He led APAC efforts in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan from 1996 to 2001

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