Man Group
Man Group, Europe’s largest hedge-fund, has appointed Nina Shapiro as non-executive director. Shapiro previously held senior roles within the World Bank and was Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of the International Finance Corporate from 2000 to 2011. After joining the World Bank in 1978, Shapiro held posts including director of project finance and also managed the IFC’s funding, liquid asset investments and asset liability management. Shapiro holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

The global law firm has appointed Graham Rowlands-Hempel as a consultant in its employment and incentives practice in London. Rowlands-Hempel is a senior incentives lawyer and was previously a partner at Linklaters. He joined the firm in 1994 and was elected partner in 1998, before retiring in 2008 to join PwC.

Jones Lang LaSalle
The financial and professional services firm specialising in real estate has announced that Tom Bayne-Jardine is to succeed Bill Monk as lead director of the firm’s corporate solutions UK business group. Monk will assume the role of chairman, supporting Bayne-Jardine.

iShares, the exchange traded funds platform of BlackRock, has announced the appointments of Matt Mack as head of strategic accounts and Stephen Cohen as head of investment strategies in EMEA. Mack was head of UK & Nordic third party distribution at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Cohen joins from Nomura where he was global head of equity linked strategy.

The global provider of consulting, outsourcing and investment services has appointed Phil Howard as a senior associate in its governance and trustee services group. Howard will consult on operational effectiveness, operational risk and evaluation of sourcing options. Before joining Mercer Howard was the operational information manager at the National Employment Savings.

The business adviser has created a dedicated infrastructure and capital programmes industry team. Nick Prior, head of infrastructure and capital programmes, will lead a team of 11 partners.

Hausfield & Co
The boutique litigation law firm has strengthened its European team by hiring assistant solicitors David Lawne and Tom Bolster. Lawne joins from pro-bono non-governmental organisation the Legal Response Initiative and Bolster joins from Baker & McKenzie.