James Shaw has been appointed head of portfolio, corporate at the invoice finance division of RBS. He joins from GE Capital, where he worked for 12 years. Shaw will be responsible for delivering audit and risk management to the firm’s corporate client base.
Kaan Basaran has been appointed head of origination and sales, Turkey at the investment bank. Now based in London, he previously worked as chief executive of UniCredit Menkul Degerler. Basaran has also worked as managing director and chief executive of Credit Suisse in Turkey.
Investec Wealth & Investment
The investment management firm has appointed Bryan Burrough as senior investment director in its London charities division. He joins from BlackRock, where he was a managing director and chief investment officer for charities. Burrough has also held roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Cazenove.
John Peta has been appointed to head up the investment firm’s emerging market debt team. He joins from Boston-based Acadian Asset Management, where he was head of emerging market debt.
Askandar Samad has been appointed partner in the law firm’s media and technology team. He joins from DLA Piper, and has particular experience advising on film and media financing. Samad has also advised extensively on telecommunications projects in Asia.
The accountancy firm has appointed Chris Knowles as a director to drive forward its IT advisory business in the UK. He joins from KPMG, where he advised clients with IT strategy and software implementation. Knowles has also held roles at Accenture.