Anne Drinkwater has been appointed non-executive director at the oil and gas exploration group. She joins after a long career at BP, where she was most recently president and chief executive of BP Canada.
Josef Ackermann has been appointed to the international advisory board of the Turkish bank. He will work alongside Lord Nicholas Stern. Ackermann is also currently chairman of Zurich Insurance Group.
RBC Wealth Management
Simon Smales and Sean Costello have been appointed as directors in the UK private client wealth management team at Royal Bank of Canada. Smales joins after 11 years at HSBC Private Bank, where he was director responsible for UK clients. Costello joins from Barclays, where he was vice president in its ultra high net worth and family office.
The business network software company has appointed Dave Robinson as senior vice president for sales, northern Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is a former senior vice president for sales and marketing at Sterling Commerce, which is now part of IBM.
The law firm has appointed Charles-Antoine Leunen as a partner in its Belgian banking and capital markets practice. He joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a partner in its finance and corporate group.
Sapna Kandukuri has been appointed as a marketing manager at the investment and wealth management firm. She joins from Coutts, where she was responsible for rolling out positions for its entrepreneur and female clients.