The commercial real estate services firm has appointed John Knowles as a partner in its national investment team. He was most recently head of capital markets at Lambert Smith Hampton, and has also held senior positions at DTZ and Jones Lang LaSalle.
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
BNP Paribas has announced the appointment of Eric Jacquemot and Luis Sancho as co-heads of its new mergers and acquisitions unit for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). London-based Jacquemot was previously in charge of corporate finance for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey at the bank. Sancho joined BNP Paribas in 2008, and was a Madrid-based managing director in corporate finance.
ING Investment Management
ING’s asset management division has announced two appointments to its emerging markets debt team. Marcin Adamczyk joins as a senior portfolio manager from MN, a Dutch pension fund fiduciary manager. Adamcyzk has also held roles at Lombard Odier Investment Managers. Alia Yousuf joins as a senior portfolio manager from ACPI Investment in London, where she was head of emerging market debt. She has also held roles at Standard Asset Management.
The insurance broker has appointed Paul Williams as chief executive. He will join in early 2014 from Towergate Partnership, the insurance intermediary, where he is director of its retail executive committee. Williams has been at Towergate for almost a decade.
The management consultancy has made three hires into its financial institutions group’s London office. Simon Kent and Andrew Stewart become partners. Peter Hewlett joins as principal.
The property developer has appointed Keith Ireland as a director. He joins from Urban Redevelopments, and Ireland was also previously managing director of Thirlstone Homes, part of the Berkeley Group.
The data recovery firm has appointed Paul Le Messurier as head of programmes and operations for Western Europe. He joins from Samsung SDS Europe, where he was head of business development for EMEA.
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