Emap International
Duncan Painter has been appointed as chief executive of the publisher and events business to replace David Gilbertson, who stepped down in May. Painter is currently managing director of the BSkyB subsidiary Sky IQ, which provides customer intelligence services to BSkyB and FTSE 100 firms including Centrica and Zurich Financial Services. Previous roles included global product leader at Experian Marketing Services and chief executive of consumer intelligence company ClarityBlue.

Fox Williams
The law firm has appointed financial services and regulation specialist Peter Wright, formerly a leading member of the legal group at the Financial Services Authority, as a partner in its financial services regulatory team, based in London.

CB Richard Ellis
CB Richard Ellis has appointed Francis Warner Lacey and Elizabeth Sedgman to the central London tenant advisory group. Warner Lacey joins from Knight Frank, where she was a partner in the City agency team advising developers, landlords and occupiers, including Investec and JP Morgan. Sedgman joins from Cushman & Wakefield, where she was an associate partner in the corporate real estate team.

Ingo Heinen has joined as a managing director in the alternative investment strategy group at BlackRock Alternative Investors. Most recently, Heinen managed institutional equity derivatives and fund-linked sales for Germany and Austria at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

IMS Group
The compliance and regulation consultancy has appointed three new compliance consultants: Diana Stevens, Cynthia Griffith and Daniel Sharpe. The three hires join from Eton Park Capital Management, HedgeStart Partners and Octopus Investments.

DLA Piper
Dr Jacqueline Bore, formerly a life sciences regulatory and product life cycle specialist at Arnold & Porter, has been appointed as a partner in the law firm’s intellectual property & technology group.

Hymans Robertson
The independent pensions and benefits consultant has appointed Vijay Krishnaswamy as head of the enterprise risk management practice. He joins from the Financial Services Authority and will lead the establishment of the firm’s new ERM practice.

Irwin Mitchell
The law firm has hired Holly Trotman, formerly an associate at Nabarro, to its real estate planning team.