WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS
Kit Dickson has been appointed partner in Deloitte’s information reporting and withholding taxes group, part of its financial services practice. He joins from KPMG’s investment management practice, where he worked with institutional investor clients. He also previously led KPMG’s EU law group.
The new subsidiary of Reyl & Cie, the Swiss bank, has appointed Roger Groebli as chief executive. Groebli joins from ABN Amro, where he divided his time between heading up its Asia-Pacific research unit and the bank’s investment advisory activities.
JP Morgan Asset Management
Charles McKenzie is joining the asset management firm as head of client portfolio management EMEA, in its global fixed income team. He will report to Bob Michele, chief investment officer, global fixed income, currency and commodities. McKenzie was previously head of fixed income EMEA at Aberdeen Asset Management and was head of UK fixed income at Deustche Asset Management.
The wealth and investment management division of Barclays has announced the appointment of Edward Kirwan as director, UK charities investment management. He joins Barclays after twelve years at Coutts, where he was responsible for establishing and managing the charity investment team.
Barings Asset Management
Sean Chang has been appointed head of Asian debt at the investment management firm. He will report to Alan Wilde, head of fixed income and charity, and Wilfred Sit, chief investment officer, Asia. Chang joins from HSBC Global Asset Management, where he was investment director.
David Acfield has joined Cauldron Consulting, the financial services media relations firm, as chairman. Acfield is a former joint chief executive of Rensburg Fund Management, former sales director of the Save & Prosper Group, and a Commonwealth gold medallist.
The human resources business of Aon Corporation has appointed Zoe Patrick as client relationship manager in its flexible benefits division. She joins from Thomson Online Benefits, where she was principal account manager. She has also worked for Logica and Northgate Arinso.
The international law firm has announced that Simon Holmes has become head of its EU, competition and regulatory practice. He joined SJ Berwin in 1994 and his new appointment comes as Stephen Kon takes up his position as senior partner. Holmes has worked in the EU, competition and regulatory practice since 2008.