The private bank has appointed Jeff Stubberfield as a commercial banker in its media banking team, looking after clients in the music, TV and entertainment business.

Stubberfield has over 15 years of experience in financial services and joins from Barclays, where he spent eight years, latterly as a relationship director managing a portfolio of media clients across music, TV, talent and booking agencies and publishing.

Morgan Stanley
Cecile Houlot has joined the investment bank as a managing director and head of the European securitisation team within the global structured solutions group.

Based in London, Houlot will be responsible for all primary and secondary securitisations within the EMEA region. She joins after 14 years at JP Morgan, latterly as a managing director and northern European head of structured finance derivatives.

Société Générale
SocGen has hired Richard Wolff to its investment bank as a managing director and head of US debt capital markets syndicate.

Based in New York, Wolff will oversee the management and growth of the bank’s US dollar high grade bond syndicate. He joins from Barclays Capital, where he covered Yankee, industrial, utility and financial issuers for the US syndicate desk. Prior to that, he was at Lehman Brothers.

The investment management firm has appointed Chris Howard as a discretionary sales manager.

Howard joins with 15 years of asset management experience, most recently gained at River and Mercantile. He has also formerly held senior roles at Skandia and Credit Suisse.

Arun George and Philip Dorgan have joined the broker’s equity research team to cover technology and retail and e-commerce respectively.

George joins from Execution Noble, where he covered software and hardware for the past six years. Dorgan was previously head of research at Panmure Gordon and head of the European retail team at Goldman Sachs.

The insurer has hired Bobbie Turton and Matt Poll to its UK affinity division.
Turton becomes partnership director for pet insurance, having worked at Axa and Legal and General. Poll was previously head of sales within Axa’s personal lines broker division and becomes a sales director in RSA’s affinity team.