City Moves for 6 November 2017 - who's switching jobs at Newcore Capital Management, Saxo Bank and Pladis?

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Today's City Moves cover real estate investment, banking and FMCG. Take a look at these movers and shakers:

Newcore Capital Management

Newcore Capital Management, the alternative real estate investment manager, has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of Jonathan Scriven as investment manager. Reporting to Harry Savory, investment director, Jonathan will focus on the portfolio management of Newcore’s current separate accounts and funds. He previously worked at Carter Jonas for four years as an associate partner in the investment and asset management team. Before that, he worked as a senior surveyor in the investment and asset management team of Beacon Wood.


Saxo Capital Markets UK, the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank, has appointed Andrew Edwards as new chief executive effective from January 2018. Andrew joins SCML as an experienced chief executive with more than 18 years in the sector, 12 of which were spent establishing and expanding a complex financial services business. He most recently served as chief executive of ETX Capital and his appointment will strengthen Saxo’s ambition to further build out and facilitate partnerships and collaborations as well as giving private clients access to multi-asset trading capabilities. Andrew has a deep understanding of the UK market and the proven ability to enhance SCML’s service offering to institutions, private traders and investors. His appointment shows Saxo is deeply committed to prioritising customer interests and the UK market.


After 14 highly successful years at global snacking company Pladis Jon Eggleton, managing director of Pladis UK & Ireland, has decided to step down from his role to pursue new opportunities outside of Pladis. Nick Bunker has been appointed as the new managing director for the UK & Ireland region with effect from today. Nick brings to Pladis a wealth of experience in the global FMCG sector and a proven track record in delivering strong performance, business transformation and leadership. Nick will lead the fast-paced strategy of pladis UK&I, accelerating growth in the core McVitie’s, Jacob’s, Go ahead! and Godiva brands alongside continued expansion across the adjacent snacking categories of cake, baked snacks and confectionery. Prior to joining Pladis, Nick was CEO of KP Snacks, part of the Intersnack Group, where he led the restructuring of the business.

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