The investment management firm has announced the appointment of Paul Abberley as chief investment officer. He was most recently at Aviva Investors, where he was acting chief executive and member of its group executive committee. Prior to that, Abberley spent eight years at ABN Amro Asset Management, where he was chief investment officer for its fixed income and investment solutions division.
Natixis Global Asset Management
The asset management firm has appointed three advisory sales managers to its UK wholesale and retail team. Scott MacLean joins from Castle Trust, and previously held roles at Standard Life. Gerry Burke and Mike Schnackenberg both joined Natixis over five years ago.
Simmons & Simmons
Jocelyn Ormond has joined the law firm as a partner. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, and equity fundraisings. Ormond joins from DAC Beachcroft, where he was a partner. Ormond has also previously held roles at Allen & Overy and Slaughter and May.
The wealth management group has announced the appointment of Joelle Anamootoo as an investment strategist with responsibility for macro-economic views and asset allocation. She was formerly a senior equity strategist at Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Jeff Hodgetts has been appointed investment manager in the wealth management company’s investment management division. He was most recently at Barclays, where he was a private banker in its wealth and investment management business.
Chadbourne & Parke
The law firm has appointed Despina Doxaki as a partner in its project finance group. She specialises in banking and finance transactional matters, with an emphasis on project finance. Doxaki joins from KG Law Firm.
The insurance company has hired Simon French as a compliance officer. He was formerly at Faraday Underwriting, where he was head of compliance. Prior to that, French was a compliance officer at Torus Underwriting Management and a compliance manager at QBE European Operations.