Elizabeth Fournier
Alvarez & Marsal
The global independent professional services firm, today announced the appointment of Stuart Ells, a seasoned media and entertainment expert, to its European performance improvement business. His arrival marks the formation of a specialist media & entertainment team focused on supporting both corporates and portfolio companies of private equity firms in this sector, which Stuart will lead.

Grafton Advisers
The strategic property advisers has appointed Claudia Kemp as senior investment executive, as part of its expansion plans following its new partnership with AION Global last year. Claudia joins from DTZ where she previously held the position of senior surveyor in the West End of London investment team. At Grafton Advisors, she will work closely with Nigel Kempner and Paul Connellan in undertaking existing asset management initiatives and sourcing new business opportunities primarily in Central London.

Jones Lang LaSalle
The commercial property consultants has hired two new senior planning consultants. Federica Ambrosini and Caroline Harper. Ambrosini joins from Cluttons, where she worked as a senior consultant advising on residential and mixed-use schemes and on Greenfield site development strategies. Harper previously worked in the CB Richard Ellis General Planning Team. The consultant has also appointed Katie Patterson as a senior surveyor in its retail agency team in London.

Corporate Broking
Charlie Leigh-Pemberton will be joining Corporate Broking on 14 March
as an associate. Charlie’s most recent job was at Finsbury PR where he has been for the last three years advising a broad section of FT250 clients.

CPA Global
CPA Global, the world’s leading provider of legal services outsourcing (LSO) and intellectual property (IP) management services, today announced the appointment of David Harrel as chairman. Harrel, former senior partner at City law firm SJ Berwin, succeeds Geoffrey Grime who will remain on the board as a non-executive director.