The wealth management division of the Royal Bank of Canada has announced two appointments to the Americas desk of its UK private client wealth management team. Shehreen Quayyum joins as a director from HSBC Private Bank, where she was an associate director in its international team. She has also worked for HSBC Bank Canada. Jaime Zuloaga joins as a director from Barclays, where he was business strategy director in its ultra high net worth and family offices unit.
The credit oriented investment firm has announced two appointments to its London team. Ahmed Hamdani will lead Bayside Capital’s non-corporate distressed investment team. He was previously a portfolio manager at Trafalgar Asset Managers. Duncan Priston will lead Bayside’s non-control distressed corporate debt investment team. He joins from Strategic Value Partners, where he was a partner and head of European trading.
Andrew Key has been appointed head of acceptance and market development for the UK and Ireland at MasterCard. He joins from Lloyds Banking Group, where he was head of payments for London 2012. Key has worked for MasterCard previously, and has also held senior roles at Barclaycard.
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The trustee services division of US Bancorp has appointed Michael Whelan as senior vice president and head of relationship management in its London office. He joins from Bank of New York Mellon, where he was managing director of its corporate and sovereign debt business. Whelan has also held senior roles at UBS and JP Morgan.
Raj Koria has been hired by the alternative law firm. He joins from Sportfive International, the sports rights marketing agency, where he was responsible for sales of media rights to the Winter Olympics in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016. Koria has also previously worked for Fifa, where he was deputy head of its commercial legal division.