The underwriting arm of Hyperion Insurance Group has appointed Graham Sims to lead its new European accident and health division. He joins from Jubilee Managing Agency, the Lloyd’s managing agent, where he was head of accident and health.
The business services firm has appointed Adam Rosenberg as mergers and acquisitions leader for the UK. He joined Mercer in 1995, and has spent the last 10 years advising on personnel and benefit-related aspects of buying and selling businesses.
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
The bank has announced several appointments to its derivatives client clearing business. Juha Sternberg and Giorgi Cali join its fixed income client clearing sales team. Sternberg was at Morgan Stanley, where he was senior salesperson on its FX prime brokerage team. Cali was at Barclays, where he spent three years as part of its sales effort across OTC clearing. Additionally, Emma McGinty and Muriel de la Fargue both join BNP Paribas from JP Morgan.
Cushman & Wakefield
The real estate services firm has appointed Kirsty Peacock as UK HR director. She joins from Aviva Investors, where she was HR business partner and supported its global real estate team. Peacock has also held HR roles in the brewing, food, and investment management industries.
Sarasin & Partners
The asset management firm has appointed John Soler as senior associate partner in its private client team. He joins from Merrill Lynch Portfolio Managers, where he looked after a range of UK and international clients.
The law firm has appointed Graham Johnson as finance director. He is a chartered accountant and qualified at PwC before joining DSG Retail. Johnson also spent 11 years at Tesco, where he was finance director in Malaysia, and most recently finance director of UK operations.
The arbitration firm has appointed Peter Rogan as a mediator and arbitrator. He is an insurance specialist, and was senior partner of Ince & Co from 2000 to 2008. Rogan will continue to have a limited consultancy role at his former firm.