BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon has appointed Arthur Certosimo as chief executive of global markets to lead the bank’s foreign exchange, capital markets and derivatives trading businesses worldwide. Certosimo, currently chief executive of alternative, broker-dealer and Treasury services, will succeed Richard Mahoney, who will retire at the end of June. Brian Ruane, currently head of alternative investment services, will become CEO of alternative and broker-dealer services.

King & Spalding
Suzanne Rab, a competition lawyer with expertise in cartel, market and merger control investigations in Europe and the UK, has joined King & Spalding as a partner in its London office. Rab joins from Hogan Lovells, where she was co-leader of the firm’s antitrust compliance group.

Irwin Mitchell
The law firm has appointed Sue Wilson as a property litigation consultant in its London office. Wilson was previously a partner in the property litigation team at Lawrence Graham.

Essence Digital
Digital media agency Essence, which has secured billings of £90m this year from clients including Google, eBay and Expedia, has appointed Mark Nancarrow, the former chief executive of Egg, as chief financial officer.

Dundas & Wilson
The law firm has promoted four senior associates to its partnership. The associates are technology and commercial advisory senior associate Alan Nelson, property finance senior associate Darren Craig, real estate senior associate Shane Toal and commercial dispute resolution senior associate Gemma Lampert.

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has appointed Nick Thiem as head of discretionary sales in the SWIP wholesale distribution team. Thiem joins from Gartmore, where he was discretionary account director.

State Street Corporation
The financial services provider has appointed Craig Butterworth to head of fixed income sales for EMEA. He joins from RBS, where he held the position of managing director, head of flow rates sales, UK funds and hedge funds.

Espírito Santo Investment Bank
Andrew Lim has been hired as an analyst in the banking team. Lim joins from Matrix Corporate Capital, where he led the European banks team.