GLOBAL - De Nederlandsche Bank, Hymans Robertson, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Brockton Capital, PIMCO, Universal-Investment
De Nederlandsche Bank - Olaf Sleijpen will depart APG, where he is currently head of institutional clients, to join the Dutch regulator. From January next year, he will become head of pension fund and investment company supervision, taking over from Rudi Kleijwegt. For more details, see here.
Hymans Robertson - Nick Pope has been appointed finance and operations director of the consultancy, joining from JP Morgan where he was executive director of worldwide securities services. In addition to overseeing all finance, IT, legal & risk and facilities teams, pope will also join the executive management team. He has previously worked at PwC, Scottish Provident and Martin Currie.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners - Stewart Armer, head of sustainable & responsible investment, has left the company. Armer, who held the same role at Fortis Investments prior to the merger between the two companies, will be replaced by Gaëtan Obert who joined BNP Paribas IP three years ago.
Brockton Capital - Jones Lang LaSalle's corporate finance manager director Tony Edgley is to leave at the end of the year to join opportunistic fund manager Brockton Capital after spending more than 30 years at JLL. Prem Mohan Rajas as also joined Brockton as chief financial officer after working at ISIS Equity Partners as chief financial officer.
PIMCO - Devin Chen has been hired as commercial real estate portfolio manager and executive vice-president. PIMCO is best known for its fixed income expertise but is seeking to expand its capabilities in the property asset class. Chen has 14 years of commercial real estate investment and finance experience, having worked most recently at JER Partners.
Universal-Investment - The company has expanded its Master-KAG and risk management sales team with the hiring of Giovanni Gentilcore and Matthias Eizenhöfer. Gentilcore, who previously worked as an actuary at SV-Versicherung, will focus on Pensionskassen and Versorgungswerke. He joins from Allianz Global Investors, where he again worked with a number of institutional investors. Eizenhöfer has previously worked for Vontobel Europe, as well as Deka Investment and DZ Bank and will specialise in fostering better client relations with banks.