Glendevon King Asset Management
Dr Percy Barnevik (pictured) and Dr Kurt Moosmann have been appointed to the newly created advisory board of the independent fixed income boutique, following the recent appointment of Richard Kendall as chief executive. Barnevik has served as chairman or a board member of global businesses including General Motors, AstraZeneca and Skanska, and Moosman is the co-founder of Dara Capital and the former head of the wealth advisory department of Quilvest Switzerland.
Charles Gurassa has been appointed to the board of the low-cost airline as a non-executive director, as well as deputy chairman of the board and senior independent director. Gurassa has previously worked at TUI, British Airways and Thomas Cook and is chairman of Genesis Housing Association.
The asset manager has appointed two high yield investment analysts. Gareth Simmons and Jenny Wong will both join the firm in early July as part of the high yield bond team, headed by Barrie Whitman.