Mirae Asset Global Investments
Elliot Berman has been promoted to the role of head of sales for the EMEA region at Asian asset management firm Mirae Asset.
Berman originally joined the group’s UK team in August 2008 as a senior manager for European distribution. He previously worked at Morley Fund Management, latterly as sales manager for northern Europe, responsible for new business development in the Nordics, Benelux and France.
The telecoms giant has appointed Daniel Fitz as its new group general counsel, effective from the end of March.
Fitz spent the past six years at technology firm Misys as executive vice president and general counsel. Prior to that, he worked at Cable and Wireless in a variety of roles, including that of group general counsel and director of legal UK services.
He replaces Anne Fletcher, who leaves after a 24 year career at BT.
The City law firm has appointed Donna Goldsworthy, Simon Bennett and Peter Faber as partners.
Goldsworthy joins the dispute resolution team from Paul Hastings and specialises in large-scale international commercial litigation and arbitration matters.
Bennett was formerly counsel at Arnold Porter and is an expert in intellectual property and technology law, while Faber joins the corporate department from Jones Day, where he has been a partner for over 10 years advising on public and private UK and cross border M&A and private equity transactions.
The gemstone mining group has appointed Bernard Olivier as its new chief executive.
Olivier steps up to the position at the tender age of 34, having served the company for the past two years as a director. He is a geologist by training and has worked in that capacity throughout sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia.
He also holds positions as technical director of Aim-listed Bezant Resources and as a non-executive director of Great Australian Resources.
The consultancy firm has hired Simon Eagleton as leader of its Asia Pacific investment consulting business and Anthony Lane as head of its global manager research obutiques team.
Eagleton has led Mercer’s investment consulting operations in Australia and New Zealand for the past four years, while Lane was regional chief operating officer for the Asia Pacific business.
RAK Real Estate
The property investor has appointed Spencer Wilson as a non-executive.
Wilson is currently managing partner at investment bank Newhaven Merchant Bankers and joint managing director of Octavian Growth Partners.