Iain Ferguson has been appointed non-executive chairman of the information management services provider. He is a previous executive vice-president of Havas, the French advertising company. Ferguson was also formerly chief executive of Mission Marketing Group, where he led its independent price offering. In his new role, he will identify and execute acquisition opportunities for EDM.
The banking group has announced appointments to its new independent asset managers team. Cedric Lizin will become head of the independent asset managers segment, Asia Pacific. He has been with Barclays since 2007, when he joined its wealth and investment division as chief operating officer for Asia Pacific. Annabelle Chow becomes director and team head, and Josephine Koh becomes a director. They both join from Credit Suisse, where they were team head and deputy team head respectively of its Singapore-based independent asset management team.
The mathematical investment firm has appointed John Brown as senior vice-president, head of global client development. He joins from Hartford Investment Management, where he was managing director of its sales, marketing and product development team. Brown has also worked for Fortis Investments.
Grant Stevens has been appointed general manager, letting services at the let property insurance specialist. He joins from Leadbay, where he was a managing director. Stevens has worked in financial services for over 20 years, and has held a number of senior sales and management roles at Zurich and Sun Life of Canada.
Charlotte Wall has been appointed managing director and global head of product sales at the equity brokerage. She joins from Markit Securities Finance, where she was managing director and head of sales. Wall has extensive experience in financial services and previously spent 16 years as managing director at Morgan Stanley, where she ran its equities finance business in Europe.