Neuberger Berman
The independent asset management firm has appointed Joseph Mukungu to the newly created role of senior vice president, head of client services for Europe and Middle East. Mukungu will manage the team based in Europe responsible for advising Neuberger Berman’s expanding client base outside the US. Mukungu joins from JO Hambro Capital Management, where he was head of client services and relationship management. Prior to JO Hambro, he worked at Invesco and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.

Otkritie Capital
The investment banking arm of Otkritie Financial Corporation, has hired Mikhail Terentyev as a consumer sector analyst. Terentyev most recently worked as an analyst at Nomura; prior to that, he was a consultant in the research team at Troika Dialog and a senior financial analyst at Renaissance Capital.

Bluefin Corporate Consulting
The employee benefits and technology consultancy has appointed John Hunt to the international benefits team. Hunt joins from Aetna Global Benefits, where he was sales director. Prior to that, he was international business manager at AXA PPP Healthcare and a senior product executive at Saga services.

McKinney Rogers
The business execution firm has hired Steve Jee, recently retired from a 20-year career in military intelligence, to lead its competitive intelligence team from the London office. Jee is the author of a series of technical papers on human intelligence collection and has presented at the Royal United Services Institute on working with Afghan forces on intelligence reform programmes.

The business and technology consultancy has appointed Rob Deakin as a partner in its UK capital markets leadership team, where he will be working with Tier One investment banks to improve the performance of their technology organisations. Deakin joins after spending 11 years at Accenture, where he specialised in target operating models, low-latency trading technologies and off-shoring.

Bluefin Corporate Consulting
John Grant has been appointed to the board of Wolfson Microelectronics as an independent non-executive director and a member of the firm’s Audit Committee, effective from 1 September 2011. During his executive career, Grant’s roles included deputy chairman of Jaguar Cars and head of corporate strategy at Ford in the USA. Grant is also non-executive chairman of Gas Turbine Efficiency, a non-executive director of both Pace and MHP SA, and a non-executive director of Melrose.