Today’s City Moves includes Stobart Aviation, the Hymans Robertson Foundation and RBC Capital Markets.
Former BA Cityflyer general manager Luke Hayhoe has joined Stobart Aviation as aviation business development director as it works to boost relationships with its customer airlines at London Southend airport, Carlisle Lake District airport and Teesside International Airport. Luke, whose aviation career spans more than two decades, was most recently with BA as general manager commercial and customer for BA Cityflyer. At BA Cityflyer, he led a team of more than 300 people, delivering profitable commercial growth at London City airport as services expanded from six routes to more than 30. Luke will be responsible for airline relationships, marketing and delivering passenger growth across the Stobart Aviation airports, with his main focus on London Southend airport, which has had around 50 per cent more customers this summer. Ryanair and Loganair recently starting operations at the airport. Easyjet has also based a fourth aircraft there. The airport’s award-winning offering – consumer group Which recently named London Southend the best airport in London for the sixth year in a row – will further grow with the addition of Wizz Air, with flights taking off to central Europe in October and November.
The Hymans Robertson Foundation
The Hymans Robertson Foundation, a registered charity established by Hymans Robertson, has appointed Marcella Boyle as its first UK chief executive. She has a wealth of experience in the public, private and third sectors and will fulfil the foundation’s plans to expand its reach and deepen its aim to make a real difference to the lives of more disadvantaged young people, by helping to improve their financial capability and employability opportunities. The foundation was formally incorporated in 2016, after a decade of charitable activity at Hymans Robertson supporting fundraising, volunteering and grant giving to charities. The foundation receives two per cent of the profits generated by Hymans Robertson.
RBC Capital Markets
RBC Capital Markets has made two senior hires. Florent Cassabois has joined RBC as head of leveraged finance based in France and David Brand has joined the central funding group as a managing director based in London. In this newly created role, Florent, who joins from HSBC, will be based in Paris and report to Ed Dickinson, European head of leveraged finance from a product perspective and Eric Meyer, head of France from a country perspective. David joins from Morgan Stanley, where he spent 15 years, most recently as global head of sales for their bank resource management division, the unit housing securities lending, repo financing, listed and OTC derivatives collateral businesses.
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