City Moves for 02 April 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Baringa Partners
The management consultancy has announced the appointment of Simon Anderson as a partner in its markets and trading team. He joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was a director and senior business architect in its corporate banking and securities division.

Coutts
The bank has appointed Sophie Chapuisat as head of products and services strategy and business management for Europe. She has 22 years’ financial services experience. Chapuisat was most recently at Merrill Lynch Bank, where she was head of its global intermediary business. Prior to that, she held senior business and investment roles at Banque Heritage and Barclays.

Excelian
Ben North has joined the technology consultancy as head of delivery in its commodities practice. He was formerly head of trading platforms for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch Commodities. North has also previously held senior positions at RBS.

Hermes Fund Managers
The fund management firm has announced the appointment of Michael Russell as deputy portfolio manager of Hermes US Small and Mid Cap Equities. He has over 16 years’ investment management experience. Russell joins from Nomura Asset Management, where he was senior portfolio manager of its Global Developed Markets Equity Funds.

Field Fisher Waterhouse
The law firm has hired Owen Talfan Davies as a real estate litigation partner. He was formerly a senior associate at Ashurst, and has previously worked at Morgan Cole and Fladgate Fielder.

Old Mutual Global Investors
Michael Sullivan has joined the asset management business as an investment specialist for fixed income. Sullivan has over 20 years’ experience working in fixed income-related roles. He was previously at Investec Asset Management, where he was a fixed income product specialist and portfolio manager.

Stephens International
The executive search consultancy has appointed Rupert Rickard as a director. He was most recently at Eames Consulting, where he led its general risk insurance analytics practice. Prior to that, Rickard held roles at Darwin Rhodes.