CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS
Arthur Bailey has been elected as the next vice-president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Bailey, who will take office on 13 June, has served on ICAEW’s council for 14 years, including three years as chairman of the audit committee, and is a member of the board. He is a consultant with both Begbies Traynor Group and Kingston Smith. He will support Mark Spofforth, president for 2012/2013, and deputy president Martyn Jones.
The business process and technology management company has appointed Hugh Morris as vice president, business development of Genpact’s UK banking and financial services practice. Morris joins from a role at a business process outsourcing firm servicing leading UK law firms; prior to this, he held a number of senior positions at Accenture, including partner and global managing partner.
Bluefin Corporate Consulting
The employee benefits and technology consultancy has promoted Stuart Reid from client director to head of employer duties.
The Bristol-based stockbroker has appointed Trevor Cheal as business development director to support Signature, the arm of Rowan Dartington dedicated to supporting investment professionals and their clients. Cheal previously held senior positions at Prudential and Legal & General.
The private bank has strengthened its Middle East team with three new hires. Arjun Mittal joins as regional head of Coutts’ non-resident Indian business, Akram Khattab joins as an executive director, relationship management, and Ali-Reza Vahabzadeh joins as a vice president, relationship management. Mittal and Khattab join from Bank Sarasin Alpin and Vahabzadeh moves from Citi Private Bank.
The legal and compliance search firm has appointed Rowan Morrison as a director. Morrison joined Stanford in 2008 to lead the company’s Hong Kong operations.
Duncan Wiggetts has joined the firm as a partner in its white collar and securities litigation practice in London. Prior to joining Dechert, Wiggetts was a partner in DLA Piper’s London office.
The law firm has hired a team of corporate partners to its Frankfurt office from Baker & McKenzie. The new lawyers are Regina Engelstaedter, Jan Gernoth and Ali Sahin.