City Moves for 4 October 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Colliers International
The property company has announced the appointment of Richard Eales as head of finance in the UK and Ireland. Eales was most recently at Hamptons International, where he was head of commercial finance for 11 years. He is a qualified accountant.

Renaissance Capital
Benjamin Samuels has been appointed global head of equities at the emerging markets investment bank. He previously held senior roles in equities and equity distribution at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he spent 15 years building its emerging markets business.

Holman Fenwick Willan
The law firm has recruited Carol-Ann Burton as a senior insurance regulatory consultant. Burton has over 10 years’ experience advising on insurance regulation and transactions. She joins from Clifford Chance, where she worked in its financial institutions group.

Mercer
The consultancy has hired Peter Boreham as a principal in its global talent management business. He was most recently at Hay Group, where he was head of executive remuneration.

Clearwater Corporate Finance
The advisory firm has appointed two managers to its London team. Natasha Price joins from Ernst & Young, where she was an executive. Alexander Patey was previously at BDO, where he was an executive on its corporate finance advisory team.

Smith & Williamson Investment Management
The investment management business has hired two partners to its charities team. Willie Hartley Russell was most recently at BlackRock, where he was a senior director on its charities team. Prior to that, he held various roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Management, Mercury Asset Management and Samuel Montagu. Geraldine Wright has nearly 20 years’ industry experience. She also joins from BlackRock, where she was a senior director in its charities team.

M&G Investments
Claudia Calich has joined the investment management company’s retail fixed interest division. Calich has over 20 years’ experience in emerging markets investment. She was most recently head of emerging markets debt and a senior portfolio manager at Invesco in New York.