Vestra Wealth Management
David Campbell (right) has been appointed managing partner at the London and Jersey-based wealth management firm. He was most recently at Deutsche Bank, where he ran its UK private wealth management division. Campbell also served as managing director and head of fixed income at both JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank.
Michelle Scrimgeour has been appointed group risk director at M&G Investments, sponsor of the Chelsea Flower Show. Scrimgeour has 25 years of experience in fund management, gained at the group now known as BlackRock. She was most recently co-head of fixed income business management, and has also served as chief operating officer for international fixed income.
The boutique City law firm has appointed Philip Henson as a partner and joint head of its employment law team. He was previously partner at Bargate Murray. Henson covers all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law and is a regular media commentator on employment matters. He is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement
of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Ken Stannard has been made chief executive of the consumer debt purchase and management firm. He joins from Lloyds Banking Group, where he was director of credit cards. Stannard also spent seven years with Capital One, reaching the position of managing director of its UK credit card business, and has served in senior positions at American Express, and Mercer Management Consulting, based in London and Munich.
Mark Howard-Johnson has been appointed global head of real estate securities management at BlackRock. He was most recently chief investment officer at Building & Land Technology, where he launched its real estate securities management effort. Howard-Johnson has also served in senior roles at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
The London-based firm of solicitors has elevated two to its partnership. Annelie Carver is head of its leisure and tourism group. She specialises in business sales and purchases. Philip Ryley heads Michelmores’s financial services and markets practice. His focus is on troubleshooting FSA regulatory issues.