The private bank and wealth manager has appointed Joakim Gasslander as senior private banker in its private wealth management team. Based in London, he was previously senior private banker at Lloyds Private Banking. Gasslander has also held roles at Gadd & Co and SEB Private Bank in Stockholm, and has particular experience advising UK and international clients on discretionary and advisory mandates.
Artemis Investment Management
The investment management firm has appointed Alan Gadd as head of product and distribution development. He has over 30 years’ experience in investment and distribution, and has previously held similar roles at Henderson Global Investors, HSBC Asset Management, Aviva Investors, and Allfunds Bank.
Nikko Asset Management
The asset management firm has appointed David A Collins to the newly-created role of head of group marketing and communications. He joins from The Hartford Financial Services Group, where he was head of external corporate communications. Collins has also held roles at State Street Global Advisors, and S&P.
The business data analytics firm has appointed John O’Hara as chairman. He has over 30 years’ experience in high tech, and was formerly president of Pitney Bowes Software Solutions. O’Hara has also held senior roles at both Microsoft UK and Lotus UK.
Watson, Farley & Williams
The law firm has announced the relocation of London partner Chris Kilburn to its Singapore office. Kilburn has been with the firm since 1998, and advises clients on accessing capital markets in the UK. He has a particular focus on natural resources, energy and transportation.
The law firm has appointed trial lawyer David M Bernick to its litigation practice. Bernick spent more than 30 years with Kirkland & Ellis, before becoming senior vice president and general counsel of Philip Morris International in 2010.
Patrick Keenan has been appointed chief executive of the specialist engineering and manufacturing firm. He has 38 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, and was most recently chief executive of FRAM Exploration.
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