LaSalle Investment Management
The global real estate investment manager has announced the appointment of Chris Brett in the newly-created position of European head of strategic partnerships.

Brett joins LaSalle Investment Management from Jones Lang LaSalle, where he headed the international desk in London and focused on advising major investors from the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America on their direct real estate exposure.

Coutts & Co
The UK private banking arm of the Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a new management structure for its UK business, under the leadership of Michael Morley, chief executive of Coutts & Co.

The new structure includes the appointment of Paul Smith who joins from HSBC Private Bank and will have responsibility for all Coutts regional offices in southern England and Wales.

Natixis Global Asset Management
The asset manager has appointed James Walkin, who joins the UK wholesale sales team in London. Walkin joins NGA UK from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, where he was a sales support and relationship executive, working as part of the multi-manager distribution team and focusing on relationships with intermediaries.

One Savings Bank
One Savings Bank, the mutual bank, has announced that it has appointed Andy Golding as its permanent chief executive. Until his appointment the organisation will continue to be led by interim CEO, Jeremy Wood.

Golding joins from Saffron Building Society, where he has been for the previous seven years, he was most recently chief executive.

Barnett Waddingham
The UK’s largest independent firm of actuaries, administrators and consultants has appointed Andrew Vaughan as a partner.

He will advise corporate clients on a variety of issues, including risk reduction exercises and accounting matters. Vaughan joins from Mercer where he was a senior partner, responsible for advising corporate and trustee clients from FTSE 100 organisations and other major multinationals.

CME Group
The derivatives marketplace has appointed William Knottenbelt to lead its Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. Robert Ray, who previously led the company’s international offices will transition to a new role managing key strategic initiatives.