The fund distribution firm has appointed Henry Foster as sales manager in its discretionary sales team. He joins from Neptune Investment Management. Foster has also held roles at Citigroup Asset Management and Western Asset Management.
Gary Smith has been appointed head of sovereign wealth funds and official institutions for MassMutual’s asset management companies, Baring Asset Management, Babson Capital, and OFI Global Asset Management. He joins the group from BNP Paribas Investment Partners, where he was most recently global head of institutions. Smith has also held roles at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Greenwell Montagu.
KPMG’s UK tax and pensions practice has announced two partner promotions and six senior hires. Harinder Soor and Paul McCartney become partners in the capital allowances and private equity teams respectively. James Magrath joins from EY, Mark Albright joins from UBS, Carol Johnson joins from HMRC, Kevin King joins from Skadden, Mike Lavan joins from EY, and Nadezhda Maltseva joins on secondment from KPMG Russia.
Andrea Scerch has been appointed president of DataCash, an e-commerce company owned by MasterCard. He was previously division president for central Europe at Mastercard, and has also held roles at McKinsey.
Morningstar Investment Management
Simon Ewan has been appointed managing director at the investment advisory and portfolio services firm. He was most recently executive director at MSCI in London, and has over 25 years’ experience in investment and asset management. Ewan has also held senior roles at Hermes Fund Managers, ABN Amro, SEI, Russell, and Countrywide.
Nigel Gilbert has been appointed brand, customer, and communications director at TSB Bank. He joins from Virgin, where he was initially chief marketing officer of Virgin Media and then key projects director for Virgin Management. Gilbert has also previously held senior positions at Lloyds TSB, Lowe Group, Young and Rubicam, and Collett, Dickenson, Pearce and Partners.
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