NAEV, UK National Employment Savings Trust, Société Générale Securities Services, AXA Investment Managers, LCP, UK Pensions Regulator, Carmignac Sécurité

NAEVHermann Aukamp, CIO and director of real estate at North Rhine Doctors’ Pension Fund (NAEV), will retire on 30 April after more than 33 years at the scheme. His successor will be Jan Schlüter, who has been working with Aukamp in real estate investments for NAEV for several years.

UK National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) – Ian Armfield, Carolan Dobson and Karen Silcock have been appointed as Trustee Members to the NEST Corporation. Dobson most recently served as chair of the Bespak Pension Scheme, JP Morgan European Smaller Companies Trust and Aberdeen Smaller Companies High Income Trust. Armfield is a member of the DC master trust assurance working group at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Until December 2013, Silcock’s public policy roles included chair of the Federation of European Accountants Money Laundering Committee, and previously she was chair of ICAEW Money Laundering sub-committee and an elected member of the ICAEW council from 2007 to 2009.

Société Générale Securities ServicesGilles Maréchal has been appointed head of sales for institutional investors in France. Since the end of 2011, Maréchal had been sales development director at Axeltis, a subsidiary of Natixis Global Asset Management. Before then, he was head of client service management at RBC Dexia IS Bank France. 

AXA Investment ManagersRobert Price has been appointed to the liability-driven investment team. He joins from KPMG Investment Advisory, where he was an investment consultant. At AXA IM, he will work with the LDI portfolio managers to design and manage a range of liability-risk management solutions.

LCP – The UK Pensions Regulator’s head of defined contribution regulation, Darran Burton, has joined LCP on a part-time secondment, which started on 2 April and will run initially for six months. Burton joins LCP’s DC consulting team.

Carmignac SécuritéKeith Ney has been appointed sole portfolio manager of the European bond Fund Carmignac Sécurité, which he has co-managed with Carlos Galvis since 22 January 2013. He joined Carmignac Gestion nine years ago.