City Moves for 24 January 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

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Lloyds Commercial Banking
Anthony Williams has been appointed head of consumer services and entrepreneurs at Lloyds. He joins from Westhouse Securities, the advisory firm. Williams has over 25 years’ experience in banking, and has also held roles at ABN Amro/RBS, most recently as head of consumer sector advisory.

Altius Associates
Joachim Suter has been appointed partner in the private equity and asset management business’s Europe, Middle East and Africa investor relations team. He joins from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, where he was senior vice president for private placement. Suter has also held roles at PIMCO Europe, Credit Suisse and UBS Asset Management.

Baker Tilly
Paul Merris has been appointed financial reporting advisory partner at the business services firm. He specialises in international finance reporting standards and UK accountancy practices, and has previously held roles at both BDO and KPMG.

Valence Group
The investment banking boutique has appointed Ian George as managing director. He has over 18 years’ experience as a mergers and acquisitions investment banker, and most recently worked at EPIC Private Equity. George has also held senior roles at both Nomura and Bear Stearns.

KNG Securities
The fixed income specialist has appointed Derrick Lockley and Gwenael Fort to its convertible bonds team. Lockley joins from Salomon Brothers/Citigroup Global Markets, where he was most recently managing director of European convertible bonds. Fort joins from Commerzbank, and has also held senior roles at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch.

JLT Employee Solutions
Margaret Snowdon has been appointed as an executive in the employee benefit provider’s trustee solutions business. She is currently governor of the Pensions Policy Institute, and chair of the Pensions Administration Standards Association. Snowdon is a former vice president of the Pensions Management Institute.

Insolvency Practitioners Association
Mark Sands, head of personal insolvency at RSM Tenon, has been appointed deputy vice president of the membership body for licensed insolvency practitioners. Sands will become president of the association in 2015-16. He specialises in personal insolvency, professional practices and investigating fraud transactions.