Winston & Strawn
Michael Madden has been appointed to the role of managing partner in the law firm’s London office. He replaces Thomas Benz. Madden currently leads Winston & Strawn’s commercial litigation presence in London, and he has particular experience in corporate acquisitions and divestitures.
David Hodgson has been appointed as a healthcare and life sciences partner in Deloitte’s enterprise risk services practice. He joins from IMS Health, where he led its Europe, Middle East and Africa business transformation services team. Hodgson has also previously worked at Accenture, where he was the managing partner for its health and life sciences group in UK and Ireland
The accountancy and business advisory firm has appointed Ross McDonald as head of debt advisory. He joins from Deloitte, where he spent 10 years working in corporate finance. In this newly-created role, McDonald will be responsible for launching BDO’s debt advisory practice.
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
Ian Williams has been appointed as a managing director in the bank’s general industrials and technology, media and telecommunications team. He has over 20 years’ investment banking experience and joins from Jefferies, where he was head of its European industrials team.
Brooks Macdonald Asset Management
Haydn O’Brien has been appointed to the role of investment management director at the asset management firm. He was most recently at Maunby Investment Management, and has also held roles at Adam & Company. O’Brien has previously been involved in managing private client and charity portfolios, and in undertaking investment research.
Paul Savitz has been appointed to the role of associate director in the commercial real estate firm’s residential research team. He joins from Savills, where he was an associate in its research team, specialising in applied research consultancy projects for development companies, financial institutions, and land owners.
Iain Travers has been appointed as a partner in the law firm’s London-based real estate dispute resolution group. He was formerly head of Nabarro’s real estate dispute resolution team, and is also a past chairman of the Property Litigation Association.