Smith & Nephew
Julie Brown has been appointed chief financial officer at the medical technology business. She joins from AstraZeneca, where she was vice president for group finance and interim chief financial officer. Brown was at AstraZeneca for 25 years, and previously qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG.
Natixis Global Asset Management
The asset management firm has announced two senior appointments. Leigh Fisher joins as head of advisory from Neptune Investment Management. She has also held roles at Schroders. Darren Pilbeam joins as head of strategic alliances from Investec. He has also worked at Axa Investment Managers.
David Moylan has been appointed to lead the insurer’s newly-created global surety practice. He has been at Marsh for over 25 years, most recently as chairman of the surety practice in its international division.
The investment management firm has appointed Keryn Brock to its London-based fund sales team. She joins from BNY Mellon Wealth Management in Boston, where she was responsible for advising US-based high net worth clients.
Huw Evans has been appointed partner in the law firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice. He joins from Allen & Overy, where he focused on patent litigation and intellectual property rights litigation.
The law firm has appointed Claudia Leyendecker to lead its Dusseldorf banking and finance office. She has been an equity partner at Luther since 2008.