City Moves for 28 January 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Winston & Strawn
The law firm has appointed Costanza Russo as a partner in its London-based corporate department. She joins from DLA Piper. Russo focuses on eastern Europe, and specialises in advising on cross-border project and infrastructure finance, particularly in the transport and renewable sectors.

Pershing
The broker solutions business, part of BNY Mellon, has appointed Kevin Bonar as its chief executive. He joins from Citigroup, where he was head of investor middle office and wealth management in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Bonar also previously worked at J Henry Schroder & Co.

MSCI
The investment support service provider has appointed Deborah Yang as head of its index business across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. She joined MSCI in 2001, and was most recently managing director and head of client coverage for MSCI Asia excluding Japan. Yang has also held roles at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette.

Towers Watson
The professional services company has appointed Jeremy Spira to the thinking ahead group in its investment business. He joins from Mercer, where he advised clients on investment strategy. Spira has also held roles at Alexander Forbes, Southern Life, and at Gemini Consulting.

Trowers & Hamlins
The law firm has appointed Ned Beale as a partner in its dispute resolution and litigation department. He joins from Olswang, where he was a senior associate. Beale specialises in complex commercial disputes.

Quilter Cheviot
The asset management firm has announced two appointments to its investment management team. Peter Butcher and Nigel Olliff join from Quartet Capital Partners. Butcher has also held roles at Killik & Co, and Olliff has also worked for Adams & Remer.

VTB Capital
Bryan Ko has been appointed head of investment grade credit trading in Asia at the investment bank. He joins from Citibank, and has previously held a series of positions at Morgan Stanley, in both Hong Kong and London.