HSBC?has announced the appointment of Hossam Alsaady as head of its Saudi Arabia team within the London-based Middle East and North Africa division of its private banking business. Alsaady is moving over from his role at NCB Capital in Jeddah, where he has held several senior positions, most recently head of strategy. At HSBC, he will be reporting to Bassem Snaije in London and Sobhi Tabbara in Geneva.

Cushman & Wakefield
Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has announced the appointment of Tony Edwards and Simon Wild as partners in its southern retail agency team. They both move over from Churston Heard, which was bought by Jones Lang LaSalle in 2008.

MGM Advantage
Retirement specialist and mutual society MGM Advantage has appointed Brian Harrison and Isabel Hudson as non-executive directors. Harrison will be the firm’s new chairman of the risk committee while Hudson will sit on the investment committee among other duties.

Harrison has over 30 years’ experience in the pensions business, having begun his career at the Gresham Group and worked at Friends Provident. Hudson also has 30 years’ experience, but in insurance. She has worked at Prudential UK?and set up a specialist annuity company Synesis Life in 2006.

Generation Investment
Generation Investment Management, the investment management firm, has appointed Mike Ramsay a partner in its London office. Ramsay moves from the Carlyle Group, where he was global head of leveraged finance. He has also worked at Prudential M&G.

Aviva Investors
Bart Coenraads has joined Aviva Investors as head of real estate multi-manager, Asia-Pacific. He will be responsible for the development of the firm’s strategy in this area and will be reporting to Ed Casal.

PwC has hired Nigel Vooght as head of its financial services business, replacing Jeremy Scott. Vooght will lead PwC’s global banking and capital market services.

Metro Bank
Mark Price has been appointed managing director of commercial banking at new high-street bank Metro Bank. Price will be responsible for building up the firm’s business clients.