HDG Mansur
The real estate fund and asset management firm has appointed Jeremy Thorman as sales liaison manager for its mixed-use development in Finzels Reach, Bristol. Thorman will manage the link between sales and construction for the £255m development, working with senior managing director Michael Baker. Thorman joins from European Land and has also held roles at Westcity and Northacre.

Norton Rose
Fei Kwok has joined the Shanghai office of the international law firm as a counsel in its Shanghai office. Kwok joins from Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Shanghai office, where she was a senior associate in the banking and projects team. She specialises in shipping finance and energy-related transactions in China, including LNG procurement, midstream facilities, downstream facilities and petrochemical projects.

The investment bank has strengthened its Global Capital Markets (GCM) division by appointing David Soanes as global head of GCM, and a member of the IB EC, and Rob Jolliffe as deputy global head of GCM.

IAWS Foods
The specialist baker has appointed Jon Smythe as UK marketing director to oversee all UK marketing activity across brands including Delice de France, Cuisine de France, La Brea and Otis Spunkmeyer. Smythe joins from Hain Celestial UK, the manufacturers of the Linda McCartney brand, where he was UK commercial director. He has also held marketing and commercial roles at Asda Walmart, McCain and ConAgra.

Panmure Gordon
The stockbroker and investment bank has appointed a senior banker and two equity analysts. Fred Walsh joins from Arden Partners as a director in the investment banking team, and Chris Smith joins from Merchant Securities as a specialist financials analyst. The firm has also re-hired Philip Dorgan to its retail team from Altium, to work alongside retail analyst Jean Roche. The three new hires will all be in place by June.