AZ Electronic Materials
Mike Powell will join the board of AZ Electronic Minerals on 1 September as chief financial officer. Powell succeeds the company’s current CFO Ken Greatbatch, who will retire on 31 August after reporting the firm’s half-year results. Powell joins from Nippon Sheet Glass, where he has been group finance director for the past five years. Previously, Powell spent 15 years at Pilkington, manufacturing glass products for the building and automotive industries.

John Kelly, formerly head of transaction services, has been appointed to lead KPMG’s transaction services business across EMEA. Kelly started at KPMG as a consultant and moved to the transaction services department in 2002.

Hermes GPE
The private equity and infrastructure investor has appointed Peter Hofbauer as head of infrastructure. Hofbauer joins from Babcock & Brown, where he was global head of infrastructure.

Clyde & Co
Stewart Perry will join the firm’s insolvency and reorganisation team as a partner in its London office. Perry joins from DLA Piper, where he was a partner in the restructuring team, and specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency work.

The Wrigley Company has appointed Daniela Campari as marketing director, effective from June. Campari is returning from the US, where she has been working for The Coca-Cola Company in a number of roles including global marketing director for the company’s Sports and Energy division.

Baring Asset Management
The investment firm has appointed Steven Carter as head of data management and John Poole as head of fund services. Carter joins from Aberdeen Asset Management, where he was responsible for the global data management team. Poole joins from Poole Consulting, the Irish-based consulting company he founded specialising in the investment management industry.

Pinsent Masons
The international law firm has appointed partner Andrew Masraf to lead the firm's 200-strong Corporate and Tax division. Andrew, a partner with 15 years corporate experience, has worked at Pinsent Masons since 1993, having joined as a trainee when the company was Biddle & Co.

State Street
The financial services provider has appointed Alan Robertson as head of UK trustee and depositary, and managing director of State Street Trustees. Robertson will be based in Edinburgh and will report to Steve Smit, head of State Street’s global services and global markets businesses in the UK, Middle East and Africa. Robertson joins from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, where he was head of investment operations and relationships.