Wm Morrison
The supermarket giant has appointed Belinda Youngs to the role of own brand director, as part of four new additions to its senior management team. Youngs joins from Canadian food retailer Sobeys, where she was chief marketing officer, and is tasked with developing Morrisons’ own brand into a market leader. She is joined by Nick Collard as commercial director, ambient and frozen, Gordon Mowat as strategy director and Richard Lancaster as marketing director.

MaxCap Partners
The multi-family office partnership has expanded with the appointment of two new investment managers, Ittan Ali and the award-winning Michel Piette.

The pair will be co-managing the investment team at the firm, with Piette primarily focusing on hedge funds and commodities while Ali will take greater responsibility for equities.

The consulting firm has appointed Wolfgang Seidl as head of health management consulting for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, based in London. He will be responsible for developing the firm’s health management services and will advise companies on a range of health care issues. Seidl, a medical doctor, joins from Validium Group, an employee assistance programme provider.

Alan Morton has been appointed senior claims advocate of the insurer’s international devision. He will also become property claims practice group leader, UK and international. Morton, a claims professional with almost 30 years of experience joins from Aon Global Risk Consulting, where he was director and head of claims advocacy. He previously worked for JLT, where he was head of claims.

Societe Generale
The bank has appointed Peter McGahan as global head of pan-European cash equity sales. He joins from Citigroup where he worked for the past 20 years in a number of roles. He will be responsible for strengthening the cash equity sales franchise in Europe, working from London. He replaces Anne Bellavoine, who is now client relationship manager for financial institutions within the bank’s investment banking division.