Pramerica Real Estate Investors
The real estate investment management business has announced the appointment of Eric Adler as chief executive. Adler is currently chief investment officer at Pramerica, having joined the company in 2010 as head of European operations. He was previously as Tishman Speyer, where he co-directed its European activities, and was a member of its global management and investment committees.
Virgin Media Business
Peter Kelly has joined the business-to-business Virgin brand as managing director. He was most recently at Vodafone UK, where he was enterprise director. Prior to that, he was president for enterprise for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Nortel.
The technology company has made four new hires. Peter Williams joins as head of its EMEA building engineering business. He was most recently head of the London-based building engineering team at Arup. Craig Sparrow has over 22 years’ experience in the construction and property sectors, and will lead AECOM’s building and places division. Jon Emmerson joins the buildings and places industrial market sector leadership team from ARCADIS. Christopher Buck, who joins its global industrial team, previously held various roles at Unilever and Arup.
CMS Cameron McKenna
Martin Brown has been appointed partner in the law firm’s banking and international finance team. He specialises in financial restructurings and formal insolvencies. He joins from Ashurst.
The private bank has hired two investment managers to its asset management team. James McNeill was most recently at Vintage Asset Management. Nicholas Rilley joins from Prospect Wealth Management.
The insurance, investment and retirement group has appointed David Neave as a non-executive director. He was most recently managing director of general insurance for the Co-operative Banking Group.
Chadbourne & Parke
Cagdas Selvi has joined the law firm’s Istanbul practice as a partner. He specialises in energy and infrastructure project finance.