The insurer has appointed Matt Hotson as its investor relations director. He joins from Cable & Wireless Worldwide, where he was responsible for corporate finance and investor relations. Hotson was also previously director of investor relations and strategy at Legal & General.
Edmund Teo has been appointed director of wealth management, Asia, at the consulting firm. He has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and joins from Russell Investments, where he was a regional director. Additionally, Pierre DeGagne joins Mercer as a principal consultant in its Asia wealth management team. He was previously head of funds select at Standard Chartered Bank.
Ignis Asset Management
Ingrid Neitsch has been appointed head of credit strategies at the asset management firm. She will oversee Ignis’s new specialist strategic credit fund. Neitsch joins from Financial Risk Management, an institutional hedge fund manager, where she was the sector head responsible for credit.
The institutional investment firm has made two hires to its Nordic distribution team. Robert Heaney joins after five years at RBS, where he covered the Nordic insurance sector. Billyana Kuncheva joins from Aktia Invest, where she was responsible for its fixed income and alternative manager selection.
The Aim-listed biotechnology firm has appointed Dr Marvin Garovoy as its chief medical officer. He is a former professor of surgery, medicine and laboratory medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.