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Tom Welsh
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Cushman & Wakefield
The commercial real estate services firm has appointed Richard Davies as a partner and head of retail property and asset management in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He joins from Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was lead director for property and asset management in the UK.

CVC Capital Partners
The private equity firm has announced the retirement of Michael Smith as chairman, and his replacement by co-chairmen Donald Mackenzie, Rolly van Rappard and Steve Koltas. Additionally, Rob Squire has been appointed senior managing director within CVC’s investor relations team. He joins from Coller Capital.

Andrew Doughty has been appointed corporate development director at the investment services provider. He is currently a director of Doughty Finance, a corporate finance business. Doughty will be responsible for identifying investment opportunities for Parmenion.

Taylor Wessing
The law firm has appointed two new partners to its private equity team. James Goold joins from Jones Day, where he has been a partner in its private equity practice for ten years. Edward Waldron joins from Eversheds, where he was a principal associate in its corporate team.

Broker Profile
The investor relations firm has appointed Tom Durie as head of investment companies. He was most recently head of the investment companies team at Fairfax, and has previously helped establish similar teams at Oriel Securities and Winterflood Securities.

Mark Zablan has been appointed president for Europe, Middle East and Africa at software firm. He joins from Experian, where he was managing director of marketing services in Europe.