Today's City Moves cover law, media and information and global investment. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
National law firm Weightmans has appointed Andrew Cromby as partner in the firm’s London office. Formerly of Bracher Rawlins, Andrew is highly skilled in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, with decades of experience in High Court proceedings, injunctions, domestic and international arbitrations and mediation. Andrew has a particular expertise in partnership disputes, including acting for professional partnerships, property and farming enterprises and disputes within Limited Liability Partnerships. He also specialises in enforcing and resisting restrictive covenants and advising partnership management on constitutional and management issues and procedures. At Weightmans, Andrew will advise financial and legal clients as well as those sitting within the firm’s owner managed business segment. He will head up the commercial litigation team based at Weightmans’ Fenchurch Street office.
Euromoney Institutional Investor has appointed Imogen Joss and Lorna Tilbian as independent non-executive directors. Imogen currently holds non-executive director roles at Grant Thornton, the International Property Securities Exchange and Gresham Technologies. Imogen has held a number of senior executive positions and served as the president of S&P Global Platts, prior to which she was president at S&P Global Market Intelligence. Lorna has had a distinguished career as a top ranked media analyst and is currently head of the media sector at Numis Corporation, a position she is leaving in December after joining Numis in 2001 and serving as a main board director since 2005. She has served as a Cabinet ambassador for Creative Britain for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Lorna is also currently a non-exec director at Jupiter UK Growth Investment Trust, Proven VCT and Finsbury Growth & Income Trust.
Stanhope Capital, the global investment firm, has appointed Nigel Spray as partner and head of the firm’s merchant banking division. He joins Stanhope Capital from Kleinwort Hambros where he held the position of managing director – head of private merchant banking. Prior to Kleinwort Hambros, he founded Frontiers Capital, a firm which acted as principal investor in, and adviser to, high-growth businesses in consumer sectors. Prior to establishing Frontiers Capital, Nigel had been a managing director at Credit Suisse jointly running its European consumer group. With more than 30 years’ experience he is an expert in strategic transactions including mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings and capital raising.
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