City Moves | Who’s switching Jobs

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Montagu Evans
The property consultancy firm has appointed Jonathan Manley as a partner in its professional services team. He has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, and was previously a partner at King Sturge, and a director at Jones Lang La Salle. In his new role, Manley will focus on expanding Montagu Evans’s market presence in lender valuation markets.

Barings Asset Management
Christopher Mahon has been appointed to the role of director of asset allocation research at the investment management firm. He joins from Momentum Global Investment Management, where he was head of investment strategy and lead portfolio manager for its multi asset funds. Mahon has over 13 years’ experience in financial markets, and will report to the head of Barings’s multi asset group Percival Stanion.

RBC Wealth Management
The Royal Bank of Canada’s wealth management division has announced several changes to its senior leadership team. Paul Patterson, currently head, global trust becomes deputy chair of ultra high net work international. Based in London, he succeeds Michael Lagopoulos, who is retiring. Stuart Rutledge, currently head of global wealth services, strategy and transformation, replaces Patterson in his previous role.

Meyer Bergman
The real estate investment management firm has announced two new analyst appointments. Hannah Warton joins from QIC Global Real Estate Group, where she was a property management analyst. Kevin Kong joins from Citigroup, where he worked as an analyst in its real estate division.

Leslie Van de Walle has been appointed non-executive director of the resource-focused support services firm. He is a former director at Shell International Petroleum, and additionally served as chief executive of United Biscuits between 1999 and 2000. Van de Walle was also non-executive director of Aegis between 2003 and 2009, and of Aviva between 2009 and 2012.

Shanta Gold
The African-focused gold mining company has appointed a new chief executive. Mike Houston was formerly chief executive of Zimplats Holding, the platinum mining company. He also previously held senior management roles at Anglo American, where he was responsible for running several of its Zimbabwe mines.