Gerry Grimstone has succeeded Stuart Popham as chairman of the City representative body. He is chairman of Standard Life and a member of Deloitte’s board. Outgoing chairman Popham is vice chairman of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) banking at Citigroup.
William Slattery has been appointed head of the financial services firm’s global services business in the UK, Middle East and Africa. He is currently head of State Street’s global services business in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Channel Islands. Slattery previously worked for the Central Bank of Ireland for 23 years, before moving to Deutsche Bank.
Harry Hill has been appointed chairman of the commercial property firm. He was previously chief executive of Countrywide, where he also founded Rightmove. Justin Bates has been appointed chief executive of Movehut. He was previously senior vice president of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, the investment bank.
The commercial real estate services firm has announced changes to its EMEA management structure. Martin Samworth has been appointed to the role of managing director, EMEA. He is currently managing director of CBRE’s UK and Nordic businesses. Matthew Pullen has been appointed managing director of UK business at CBRE. Finally, Stephen Hubbard becomes the firm’s UK chairman.
The trustee services subsidiary of Eversheds has appointed Julia Delaney as chief trust executive. She previously worked as joint leader of PwC’s northern pensions assurance practice. Delaney is a chartered accountant, and serves on the University of Sheffield Management School’s advisory board.