Williams de Broë
Dougal Fraser is to join the investment manager, part of the Evolution Group, as an investment director and a member of the executive committee.

Fraser has over 23 years of experience managing private client assets, most recently gleaned at BNP Paribas Wealth Management, where he has been an investment director and member of the management committee since 2005.

Berwin Leighton Paisner
The law firm has appointed real estate disputes expert Michael Metliss as a partner in its London team.

Metliss was previously head of the real estate disputes group at SJ Berwin, advising commercial property institutions on contentious issues and formal court proceedings. He is a tenant insolvency specialist.

JM Finn
The privately-owned investment management group has hired Andrew Cumming and Michael Barlow as senior investment managers.

Both move over from BNP Paribas Private Investment Management, having been part of a Fortis Private Investment Management team which joined BNP Paribas in May 2009.

Aston Martin
The luxury carmaker has appointed Hanno Kirner as its new chief financial officer.

Kirner, 39, will be based in the UK and report directly to Dr Ulrich Bez, the company’s chief executive.

He joins from Rolls-Royce, where he has been director for finance and IT for the past five years, and has also previously held a number of senior roles with the BMW Group.

T. Rowe Price
The investment manager has hired Andrew Skeat as a vice president and client service executive, covering institutional clients in the UK and Ireland.

Skeat joins from Capital International and, prior to that, was a client servicing team leader at Schroder Investment Management.