GLOBAL – APG, Investec Asset Management, AFS Group

APGDavid Shammai has joined the nine-strong responsible investment team of the €336bn Dutch asset manager APG as a senior corporate governance specialist. He has been tasked with governance in capital market investments. Previously, Shammai worked as a remuneration consultant and in-house reward specialist at KPMG, Royal Bank of Scotland and Hay Group.

Investec Asset ManagementFrans van Leeuwen has been appointed European client and business director. He joins from Insight Investment, where he served as client director. Before then, he held a similar role at Threadneedle Asset Management. He has also worked at Philips & Drew, where he was client relationship manager, and Philip Alexander, where he was a futures and options broker.

AFS Group – Due to increased activity, AFS Group, the independent multi-asset brokerage firm for institutional parties, has appointed five new fixed income salespersons in recent months – Ana Almeida, Olga Yersh, Mirna Delis, Jan Hofman and Frank Juffermans. In addition, Godfried Le Blanc has joined the credit sales team.