<strong>Religare Capital Markets<br /></strong>The broking and investment banking group has appointed Martin Newson as its new chief executive of global investment banking.<br /><br />Newson will be tasked with bringing together the firm&rsquo;s Indian capital markets franchise with its international investment banking operation.<br /><br />He was previously head of global equities at Dresdner Kleinwort, where he also led the hedge fund solutions practice and sat on the executive committee.<br /><br /><strong>Threadneedle</strong><br />The asset management firm has appointed Campbell Fleming as head of distribution, effective from November.<br /><br />Fleming previously worked at JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was instrumental in developing the UK operation and held a number of roles, most recently as head of UK business.<br /><br /><strong>FSSC</strong><br />The Financial Services Skills Council has hired Liz Field as its interim chief executive after completion of a strategic review into the body&rsquo;s strategy and role.<br /><br />Field has experience as chief executive of the FSSC&rsquo;s predecessor organisations, latterly the National Training Organisation, before becoming head of organisational development at Gerrard, where she was part of the turnaround team that led the incorporation of the business into Barclays Wealth.<br /><br /><strong>BAE Systems</strong><br />The defence giant has appointed Paul Anderson, a specialist in natural resources and energy mergers and acquisitions, as a new non-executive director.<br /><br />Anderson retired as chairman of Spectra Energy Corporation in May this year, and currently still holds a non-executive directorship at the company.<br /><br />He is also a former chief executive of miner BHP Billiton and chairman of Duke Energy Corporation.<br /><br /><strong>Daniel Stewart</strong><br />Chris Pearson has joined the small cap stockbroking group as a mining analyst.<br /><br />Pearson&rsquo;s background is as a geologist, having worked for Consolidated Gold Fields in the UK, Canada and South Africa before moving into business evaluation.<br /><br />He has since worked for the likes of Hambros Bank and Robert Fleming.<br /><br /><strong>UBP Asset Management</strong><br />The fund-of-funds group, part of Union Bancaire Priv&eacute;e, has appointed Daniel Kelly as chief risk officer of alternative investment.<br /><br />Kelly, 43, is an 18-year veteran of the industry, most of which he spent at Harvard Management Company, where he has been chief risk officer for the Harvard University endowment since 2005. In his new role, he will be responsible for UBP&rsquo;s global risk management platform and will also serve on the firm&rsquo;s global investment committee for alternative investment.