Age UK Enterprises
The commercial services arm of Charity Age UK has hired Ashley Smalley as strategy director, working alongside Gordon Morris, managing director of AGE UK Enterprises. Smalley will be responsible for meeting the division’s growth targets for profit and customer numbers. His previous roles include head of strategy at Aviva Europe, head of strategic analysis at BUPA, and strategy manager at Norwich Union.

Hg Capital
The private equity investor has promoted Alex King from sector head for TMT to partner. In addition, Jonathan Boyes, Rob De Laszlo and Justin Leong, who specialise in TMT, renewable energy and TMT respectively, have been promoted to director. Sascha Kaumann, who specialises in industrials, has been promoted to associate director.

The oil and gas exploration firm has appointed Sir Adrian Montague CBE as non-executive chairman. Montague is chairman of 3i Group, non-executive chair of Michael Page International, CellMark AB and Anglian Water Group; and non-executive director of Skanska AB. He is also on the advisory board of the Green Investment Bank.