CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS

AllianceBernstein
The global investment manager has appointed Wolfgang Kostner (pictured) to its distribution team. Having worked in London for Goldman Sachs Asset Management for nearly ten years in international marketing strategy, Kostner will now be based in Munich in his new role as vice president of strategic marketing and research. He will be concentrating on expanding services in Germany, Austria and Italy and will report to Georg Kyd-Rebenburg.

Arbuthnot Securities
The investment banking arm of Arbuthnot Banking Group has appointed two new natural resources analysts: Gavin Wood and Sam Wahab, with effect from the end of this month.

Wood joins the company as a senior analyst with a focus on mining stocks. He has experience in the sector from similar roles at Evolution Securities and JP Morgan Cazenove. He has also worked in corporate development at Katanga Mining.

Wahab will join as a junior analyst, dividing his time between assisting Wood with mining stocks analysis and Dougie Youngson on oil & gas. He has moved over to the company from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

SWIP
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has promoted Kevin Addison to head of wholesale.

He has been at the company since 2008 and has previously worked at SWIP as head of discretionary sales. He will be based in the London office, reporting to John Brett. Addison formerly worked in sales at Gartmore.

Williams de Broe
Dougal Fraser has joined the fund manager, which is part of the Evolution Group, as executive director and co-head of its London office, having left his job at BNP Paribas Wealth Management towards the end of last year.

Fraser will be working alongside Andrew Butler-Cassar, the other co-head in London.

Saunderson House
The financial advisory has appointed Lawrence Mason as associate director and investment advisor. He will take up his new role next week, having previouls been a wealth manager at Lloyds Private Bank.