City Moves for 20 January 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

Annabel Denham
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Maker Studios
The media company has hired former AOL executive Rene Rechtman as president of international, a new role to help develop its growth strategy and strategic relationships overseas. Rechtman left his role as CEO of AOL’s branded content division, BeOn, last November.

The insurance company has announced the appointment of Charles Bragg as a senior underwriter for ports and terminals. He has over 40 years’ industry experience. Bragg has previously held senior roles at Lloyd’s of London.

Richards Kibbe & Orbe
The law firm has hired Denise Hamer as a partner in its corporate practice. She specialises in finance, distressed debt, financial restructuring and special situations. Hamer joins from Schoenherr, where she was a banking and finance partner.

The financial planning company has recruited Mark Churchill as a paid acquisition manager. He was most recently at Hargreaves Lansdown, where he was a Pay Per Click manager.

City of London Corporation
Peter Kane has been appointed chamberlain at the City of London Corporation. He is currently at the Home Office, where he is finance director. Kane formerly held senior positions in the Cabinet Office, Treasury and local government.

The law firm has made two appointments. Shameer Jasani has been named partner in its Cayman Islands corporate and funds team. He has previously held roles at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Taylor Wessing. Ray Ng has been appointed partner and head of litigation for the British Virgin Islands and Asia. He previously practised at the London Bar.

Square Mile Investment Research
Jason Broomer has joined the research and consulting company as head of investment. He was most recently at Butterfield Bank, where he was a portfolio manager.

Genii Capital
The financial advisory firm has recruited Andrew Ruhan as a partner. After founding property company Kingspark in the 1990s, Ruhan held roles at Global Switch and Bridgehouse Capital.

Chris McKellow has been appointed senior underwriter for marine liability at the insurance firm. He joins from Through Transport Mutual, where he was a senior underwriter.

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