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First Reserve
The leading global investment firm dedicated to the energy industry has appointed Alex T. Krueger as president, the next milestone in its senior management succession plan. Krueger has been with First Reserve for thirteen years, most recently serving as managing director in London. He was previously co-head of the company’s buyout funds. Krueger’s elevation follows the expansion of the senior management team, including Claudi Santiago’s recent appointment as chief operating officer, and nine senior promotions at the managing director and director level.

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings
Cliff De Souza, currently chief executive of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International in London, will become principal executive officer of the Japanese securities group, effective 1 April. He will report jointly to Tsutomu Tanaka and Akira Kamiya, deputy presidents of the company. De Souza will now be based in New York.

RSM Tenon
The UK professional services firm has made six new senior appointments within its financial management team to further strengthen and enhance its offering to corporate and private clients. These include Nick Courtney, who has been appointed head of corporate. He joins from employee benefits provider Eden Red.

TRG Post Trade Services
The provider of post trade consulting services to the financial community, covering regulatory change, compliance and audit, has announced the appointment of Steven Ramsay as director of implementation services. Ramsay has previously held senior roles at Linklaters and JP Morgan. He will be responsible for developing and managing TRG’s services to support clients in managing and delivering their change portfolios.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
The global law firm has announced the elevation of twenty new partners worldwide, effective 1 May. In London, those becoming partners include Doug Smith, Matthew Bruce, Ryan Beckwith, Geoff O’Dea and Michael Steele.