Friday people [UPDATED]
GLOBAL – European Federation for Retirement Provision, State Street Global Advisors, Nestlé Pensionskasse, PGGM, TKP Investments, ATP PEP, AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers, Aon Risk Solutions, JP Morgan, Standard Life Investments
European Federation for Retirement Provision – Jerry Moriarty, chief executive and director of policy at the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF), will join the EFRP's board of directors as a new member representing Ireland. A source close to the EFRP confirmed to IPE that Moriarty was expected to replace Patrick Burke, who has represented Ireland at the EFRP since 2007. Burke also currently holds the role of chairman at the organisation. Earlier this week, IPE reported that Joanne Segars, chief executive at the UK National Association of Pension Funds, was set to become the next chair of the organisation. Her nomination will be put forward at the EFRP's general assembly meeting in Dublin next Monday.
State Street Global Advisors – Nigel Aston has been appointed managing director and head of defined contribution. He joins from data company DCisions, where he was a business development director. He has also served as head of strategy and propositions at Standard Life. He began his career at Sun Life as senior sales consultant. Separately, Simone Vroegop was appointed the newly created position of head of consultant relations for the EMEA region. She will be based at State Street's office in London.
Nestlé Pensionskasse – Bettina Nürk is to join the German fund's management board, responsible for all asset management decisions and reporting to board head and Nestlé Germany chief financial officer Hubert Stücke. Nürk assumes oversight of asset management from Peter Hadasch, who will still retain his seat on the board and other duties. Simultaneously, Gerhard Latza will assume additional responsibility for real estate investments at the pension fund. Nürk currently heads up the finance division of financial publisher Uhlenbruch and has previously worked at JP Morgan Asset Management and Deka Group.
PGGM – The €128bn asset manager and pensions provider PGGM has appointed Else Bos as temporary chief executive following the sudden departure of Martin van Rijn, who has been appointed state secretary for healthcare, sports and welfare in the new Dutch government. Bos has been working for PGGM since 2002, when she started as COO of investments. In 2010, she was appointed as chief of institutional business and deputy chief executive.
TKP Investments – Sibrand Drijver has started as senior investment manager at TKP Investments on 1 November. He joined the Groningen-based asset manager from Aon Hewitt, where he had been working as senior risk manager in its investment consultants team since May 2010.
ATP PEP – Jesper Voss Hansen has been promoted to director of ATP Private Equity Partners from vice-president. He has been working at the unit of the Danish statutory pension fund for the last seven years, first in its Copenhagen office and for the last four years in New York.
AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers – Alexandra Noble has joined the investment adviser to UK pension funds as a senior adviser. She will also take on business development responsibilities for corporate pension funds and charity clients. Noble has more than 30 years' experience in the asset management sector working, among others, for Bankers Trust, Lazard and Standard Chartered Bank.
Aon Risk Solutions – Rob van der Klei has been appointed account director of global accounts. Previously, he was business development manager at the same company. Peter van Aken has been appointed senior account manager at global accounts. Prior to his appointment, he worked as senior account manager at transportation and logistics at Aon Risk Solutions.
JP Morgan – David Clarkson has been appointed to lead the prime brokerage operation for the EMEA region. He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was most recently chief of staff in prime services. Before then, he was European head of equity swaps at Deutsche Bank.
Standard Life Investments – Adam Rudd has been appointed an investment director within the multi-asset investment team, joining from JP Morgan in New York. He will report directly to Guy Stern, head of multi-asset fund management.