<strong>Aviva</strong><br />The insurer has appointed Andrea Moneta, chief executive of its European business, to its PLC board with immediate effect.<br /><br />Moneta joined the firm in July 2008 to lead its European operations outside the UK. Prior to that, he was managing director of Dubai Financial Group and has also held senior executive positions with the European Central Bank, Accenture and UniCredit, where he was group chief financial officer.<br /><br /><strong>Bank of America Merrill Lynch</strong><br />The bank has hired Michael Guy as a managing director and co-head of EMEA distressed sales and trading.<br /><br />Guy joins after a ten year career at Credit Suisse, where he was most recently head of the special situations group, focused on trading, loan origination and debt restructuring.<br /><br />He also previously spent time working as a senior member of the global distressed products group at Merrill Lynch, based in London.<br /><br /><strong>Field Fisher Waterhouse</strong><br />Gonzalo Fernandez has joined the law firm&rsquo;s derivatives and structured finance group as a partner.<br /><br />Fernandez specialises in structured finance and capital markets, having previously managed the corporate trustee practice while working as a partner at Ashurst. He originally trained as a lawyer at Clifford Chance.<br /><br /><strong>Kleinwort Benson</strong><br />The bank has appointed Chris Arbuthnott as a private banker, based in Edinburgh.<br /><br />Arbuthnott spent the past three years at Arbuthnot Latham in London as a private banker, managing the financial affairs of private clients and charities.<br /><br />Prior to that, he worked at Reuters for seven years, latterly becoming business development manager with responsibility for FX trading across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.<br /><br /><strong>Troika Dialog</strong><br />The Russian investment banking group has appointed Marcus Lewis Martin II and James Bevan as senior sales traders and Piotr Tymula as a salesman.<br />Martin was most recently head of cash and derivative sales trading for emerging CEEMEA at Lehman Brothers and, prior to that, head of EMEA hedge fund sales trading for Merrill Lynch.<br /><br />Bevan previously worked as executive director of sales trading for emerging European equities at Nomura and as director of sales trading for emerging Europe at Citigroup.<br /><br />Tymula&rsquo;s most recent experience was as a director in international equity sales at Renaissance Capital.<br /><br /><strong>Hausfeld and Co.</strong><br />Nicola Boyle and Rhea Dhillon have joined the claimant law firm&rsquo;s London office as associates.<br /><br />Boyle was formerly a senior associate in the dispute resolution team at McGrigors, while Dhillon worked at Australian claimant law firm Maurice Blackburn.