BNP Paribas Investment Partners
David Kiddie has joined BNP Paribas Investment Partners as chief executive of its institutional business line. He has 30 years’ asset management experience, and was most recently at AMP Capital Investors in Australia, where he was chief investment officer. Kiddie has also previously held senior positions at ABN AMRO Asset Management, Baring Asset Management, and Sun Life Investment Management.
Rathbones Investment Management
The investment management firm has announced the appointments of David Till and Martin Vanstone as investment directors. Till has worked in the financial services industry for over 35 years, and joins from Investec Wealth & Investment. Vanstone previously held roles at Lloyds Bank and Investec.
SYZ Asset Management
The asset management business has appointed Derek Borthwick as a business development director. He was most recently at JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was a vice-president of sales. Prior to that, Borthwick was a senior sales manager at Fidelity International.
The mid-market investment bank has made two appointments to its European equities team. Matt Mason joins from Peel Hunt, where he ran its FTSE 250 book. Bruce Gunn also joins from Peel Hunt, where he launched its exchange-traded funds market making desk.
Turner & Townsend
Dean Purvis has joined the programme management and construction consultancy as director of infrastructure. Purvis has over 20 years’ industry experience, and was formerly global business development director at Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The information services company has hired Lloyd Pitchford as chief financial officer and executive director. He joins from Intertek Group, where he was chief financial officer. Pitchford previously held senior finance roles at BG Group.
United House Developments
The property development company has announced the appointment of Robert Jenkins as project director for its City North scheme. He joins from Metropex Group. Jenkins was formerly operations director at Mansell Construction Services and a project manager at Balfour Beatty Construction.