Universities Superannuation Scheme, Robeco, Pension Protection Fund, ING Investment Management, AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers, S&P Capital IQ, Ingenious Asset Management, CVC Credit Partners, Sackers, Burges Salmon
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) – Kathryn Graham has been appointed to the newly created position of head of strategy coordination. Graham has more than 20 years’ industry experience, including positions with UBS/SBC Warburg and Progressive Alternative Investments. She spent almost a decade at BTPS/Hermes, most recently as director and head of Special Projects at BT Pension Scheme Management. She begins in her new role on 24 February.
Robeco – Alan Rubenstein, chief executive of the UK’s Pension Protection Fund, has joined the supervisory board of Robeco, according to the Dutch asset manager. Rubenstein, who joined the lifeboat scheme in 2009 after two years as head of Lehman Brothers’ Pensions Advisory Group, will chair Robeco’s investment committee and also sit on its audit and risk committee while retaining his role at the PPF.
ING Investment Management – Martin Philip has been appointed to promote ING IM’s investment offering in the Nordic region. He will have a focus on the Swedish market from his base in Stockholm. He joins from Skandia Investment Group in the UK, where he was head of distribution and client support.
AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers – The investment adviser to UK pension funds has appointed John Arthur as managing director. He has more than 25 years’ experience within the defined benefit pensions industry, working with both corporate and local authority pension schemes. He has been a senior adviser at AllenbridgeEpic since February 2012. He joined from Aerion Fund Management, where he was director.
S&P Capital IQ – Imogen Dillon Hatcher has been appointed to the newly created position of chief commercial officer, effective 14 April. She will lead S&P Capital IQ’s global sales, client services, marketing and research network activities. She joins from the London Stock Exchange, where she most recently served as executive director of global sales.
Ingenious Asset Management – Andrew Waldren has been appointed to the newly created position of COO. He will hold overall responsibility for investment operations, custodian relationships, project management and ancillary services across all platforms and jurisdictions. He joins from J Stern & Co, a family-backed asset manager, where he joined as COO at start-up.
CVC Credit Partners – Neale Broadhead has been appointed managing director and portfolio manager. He will be focused on the origination and execution of European middle-market lending. He joins from Lloyds, where he was hired in 2004 to establish and build the Mid-Market Origination team.
Sackers – Ian Pittaway has been re-appointed as senior partner for a fourth consecutive term. The position of senior partner is a three-year term, which will run from April 2014. Pittaway joined Sackers in 1996 and has worked in pensions law since 1982.
Burges Salmon – The UK law firm has appointed Caroline Harwood as director of Incentives in its Pensions and Incentives practice group. She joins from Grant Thornton, where her role was director and head of Equity Reward (South).