Legal & General Investment Management, Casey, Quirk & Associates, Clifford Chance, GAM, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Deutsche Bank, SYZ & CO, AEW Europe
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) – Chris De Marco has been appointed head of institutional client management and strategy. De Marco joined LGIM in April 2013, working on product strategy in the Solutions team. Prior to joining LGIM, he was as an investment consultant and partner at Aon Hewitt, providing derivatives advice to the practice’s largest clients. Before then, he was involved in structuring and selling financial derivatives at Credit Suisse, HSBC and Salomon Brothers.
Casey, Quirk & Associates – The management consulting firm for the global asset management industry has appointed Peter Chambers as senior adviser for Europe. Chambers has held multiple senior positions at prominent investment management organisations, including serving as chief executive and CIO at Legal & General Investment Management, chief executive at Framlington Group and CIO at Gartmore.
Clifford Chance – Hans van Meerten has been appointed professor by special appointment of International Pension Law at the University of Utrecht Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. The chair was established on behalf of Instituut GAK and is the first of its kind. The appointment is for a period of five years and will be effective as per 1 January 2015.
GAM – Lars Jaeger, founder of Alternative Beta Partners, an investment boutique based in Switzerland, and his colleagues Pierre-Yves Moix and Stephan Müller, have joined the GAM Alternative Investments Solutions (AIS) team to enhance existing liquid alternative risk premia solutions for institutional clients.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management – Jens Nystedt has been appointed managing director of the emerging market debt team. He will be portfolio manager and head of sovereign research. He joins from Moore Capital Management, where he was chief economist, global strategist and portfolio manager.
Deutsche Bank – Elizabeth Nolan has been appointed head of custody and clearing, effective January 2015. She joins from JP Morgan, where over the past 12 years she has held various senior leadership roles across securities services, most recently heading Client Services & Client Onboarding globally for Markets & Investor Services.
SYZ & CO – Suzanna Wong has been appointed head of sales for Asia and Hong Kong. She joins from Swiss & Global Asset Management (formerly Julius Baer Asset Management), where she was an executive director and head of sales for Asia.
AEW Europe – Philip Olmer has been appointed executive director and head of legal and compliance. He joins from real estate law firm Nabarro, where he was a partner. Before then, he was a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner and Olswang.