The investment consultant has appointed Sir Mark Weinberg as senior adviser, with the aim of expanding Stamford Associates’ investment strengths and expanding its pool of institutional investors. As the founder of life insurance provider Abbey Life, Weinberg will bring 40 years’ business and investment experience to the firm. He is also the chairman of Pension Insurance Corporation Holdings and president of wealth management group St James’s Place.
Neil Parry has been appointed as head of the mid-market consumer industries team at RBS in the bank’s corporate and institutional banking division. Parry joins from specialist consultancy GGW, where he held the position of corporate finance and debt adviser.
The Swiss bank will bolster the board of its Deutschland AG subsidiary through the appointment of Carsten Dentler in October. Dentler, who will move from his current position of co-head of investment banking at Morgan Stanley Bank AG, will act as joint chief of the Independent Banking Department in Germany.
The business advisory firm has appointed Ian Sadler as a partner in its tax practice. Sadler joins Deloitte from Ernst & Young, where he founded the firm’s global tax outsourcing business in the UK and Europe.
The AIM-listed resource and development company African Consolidated Resources has appointed Roy Tucker as executive chairman. Tucker, who has been promoted from the role of group finance director, will develop ACR’s multi-commodity portfolio.
Gareth Kirkwood, chief operating officer at Daisy Group, has been appointed to the communications provider’s board of directors. Kirkwood originally joined Daisy Group in 2009 from British Airways, where he worked for 14 years.
Colin Haig and Richard O’Dwyer have been appointed as joint restructuring partners in the consultancy group’s restructuring practice.