City Moves for 19 December 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

Annabel Denham
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The professional services firm has hired Stephen Frost as head of diversity. He was formerly head of diversity and inclusion at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, Frost worked at Stonewall.

The securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group has recruited Guy Reid as managing director and head of European debt syndicate. He has over 15 years’ experience in capital markets. Reid previously spent 11 years at UBS, where he ran public sector debt capital markets (DCM) and sat on its DCM executive committee.

Berwin Leighton Paisner
The law firm has announced the appointment of Lisa Mayhew to head its employment, pensions and incentives practice. She specialises in complex employment litigation, with particular expertise in financial services. Mayhew joined BLP in 2010 from Jones Day.

The Co-operative
Mark Rogers has joined the Co-operative Group as regional acquisitions manager. He has over 12 years’ experience in the property industry. Rogers was most recently at Tesco Stores, where he was property development manager. Prior to that, he worked for AFB Spar.

The law firm has named Paul Smith as chairman from 1 May 2014. Smith is currently a partner at the firm, specialising in commercial dispute resolution, litigation and environment. He was formerly a client partner for DuPont.

Redefine International
The property investment company has recruited Stephen Oakenfull as deputy chief executive. He was formerly an analyst at DTZ Corporate Finance. Prior to that, Oakenfull was a management consultant at Turner & Townsend.

Threadneedle Investments
The investment management firm has announced the appointment of Noel Luchena as a sales director for institutional clients in its Zurich team. He previously spent 15 years at Credit Suisse, where he was a relationship manager working with institutional clients.

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