American Appraisal
The global valuation firm has appointed Emily Hadley as director and head of its debt advisory practice in the UK to advise banking, loan servicing, hedge fund and corporate clients on their debt structures. Hadley joins from Barclays Capital Mortgage Servicing, where she was vice president of special servicing. Prior to Barclays Capital, Emily worked at Hatfield Philips as a loan workout specialist, where she advised on restructurings including Four Seasons and Berlin Dresden.

Orosur Mining
The South American-focused gold producer and explorer has appointed Gijsbert Groenewegen as a non-executive director. Groenewegen is the founder and managing partner of Silver Arrow Capital Management and the co-founder of Gold Arrow Capital Management, which was put into voluntary liquidation in March 2010.

Marex Spectron
The commodities broker has appointed Thomas Wilson as managing director of Marex Financial Suisse to cover Swiss based hedge funds. Wilson joins from Klesch & Company in Geneva where he was a managing director responsible for managing the firm’s commodity portfolios.

Gatehouse Bank
Gatehouse has strengthened its UK real estate division by promoting Jamie Munday to vice president, asset manager. Prior to joining Gatehouse in August as an asset manager, Munday worked at ING Real Estate Investment Management, where he was asset manager for General Motors’ £100m pension fund.

The Sharia’ah compliant real estate investment group has appointed Muin El Saleh as chief executive. Prior to joining Prime, El Saleh was general manager of Abdul Latif Jameel Real Estate Investment Company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The global insurance broker and risk advisor, a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has appointed Bill Pieroni as chief operating officer, based in New York. Pieroni joins from State Farm, where he was senior vice president.

The investment bank has hired four senior research analysts for its Hong Kong office. Julian Bu joins as head of China industrials and co-head of Asian conglomerates equity research; Jessie Guo joins as head of Asia consumer equity research; Johnson Leung joins as head of Asia transport equity research; and Laban Yu joins as head of Asia oil and gas equity research.