The law firm has announced the appointment of Greg Hammond as partner responsible for building its energy and corporate capabilities. Hammond joins the firm from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where he was a partner in its cross-border transactions practice. He is a member of the legal advisory taskforce to the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels.
Bill Suddath will join the investment management firm’s healthcare investment banking team as a managing director, focusing on healthcare IT and services. Suddath joins from Leerink Swann, where he led its healthcare IT and speciality healthcare services franchise. Prior to that, he spent several years at JP Morgan and Hambrecht & Quist.
Bank of Ireland
Peter Shaw and David Bennett have been appointed to the bank’s board as non-executive directors. They join as directors and members of the board’s risk and audit committees. Shaw has previously held a number of senior positions, most recently as chief risk officer of Co-operative Bank. Bennett has held various executive positions at Abbey National, Alliance and Leicester, and Lloyds Bank.
Cabot Brown has been appointed as a non-executive director at the pharmaceuticals company. He has over 30 years’ experience in the financial industry specialising in healthcare. He was most recently a managing director at GCA Savvian, where he led the financial advisory firm’s healthcare activities.
The intellectual property firm has announced the appointment of Jonathan Malin as a partner. He joined in 2008 and has almost 20 years’ financial management experience in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. He has held senior positions at EDS and Micromuse, and more recently as finance director of Trinamo.
Ladislas Safyurtlu has been appointed managing director of the Swiss bank’s new London office. Safyurtlu has a background in portfolio management, having held previous roles at Pictet Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, and Credit Suisse’s Paris office.
The personal asset lending firm has appointed Chris Willis as senior vice president. He will be responsible for the company’s online lending and liquidity marketplace for luxury personal assets. He joins from Seatwave, where he was vice president of business development. He also spent two years as head of trading at the Mail on Sunday.