City moves for 3 October – Who’s switching jobs at Montagu Evans, Kapten and Hambro Perks
Today’s City Moves includes Montagu Evans, Kapten and Hambro Perks
Planning and development consultancy Montagu Evans has appointed Jenny Rydon as its new head of healthcare. Jenny joins from built asset design and consultancy firm Arcadis, where she was director and sector leader for healthcare. Before that, Jenny undertook a number of roles directly with the NHS in the Midlands before joining private practice, including as a service manager in trauma and orthopaedics and a strategy and redesign manager for urgent care and sexual health services. She has since focused on built asset consultancy and business transformation, leading a 30-strong team in developing and delivering capital projects and real estate strategies for the healthcare sector, local authorities and central government. Jenny also joins Montagu Evans as a partner and will be part of the firm’s public sector consultancy team leadership.
Ride-hailing service Kapten yesterday announced the appointment of Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Sebastien has previously held senior positions at various companies. In 2007, Sebastien joined McKinsey, where he remained for five years, rising to the position of engagement manager. He then joined Home24, an online retail business, as chief international officer and later as chief commercial officer. Most recently Sebastien served as EU general manager at Amazon from 2015 onwards. He will take over from Yan Hascoet, co-founder of Kapten. Commenting on his new position, Sebastien said: “It is an honor to serve as Kapten’s CEO and build on Yan’s legacy to pursue the internationalization and development of an innovative and successful venture. I am delighted to join a company that emphasises responsible and sustainable practices which is a key differentiating factor in the ride-hailing market.” The company is readying itself for further expansion into Europe — it now works with more than 40,000 drivers across the UK, France and Portugal, including 17,000 partner drivers in London alone.
Sir Anthony Salz has been appointed non-executive vice chairman of venture firm Hambro Perks. Sir Anthony will assist the leadership team on the London-based firm’s growth and investment opportunities, bringing his extensive legal and financial expertise to the company. He will continue
to be chairman of the Hambro Perks advisory board. For over 30 years Sir Anthony acted as a corporate lawyer for Freshfields, spending the last 10 years as the senior partner. He is currently the chairman of Freeformers Holdings and the Forward Institute.
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