GLOBAL - AP6, APG, Länsförsäkringar, bfinance, T Rowe Price, Unigestion, Neptune Investment Management, Adrian Lee & Partners, SWIP, Neuberger Berman
AP6 - Karl Swartling has been appointed head of corporate investments at the Swedish national buffer fund, while Mattias Berntsson has joined AP6’s investment committee and been made head of asset allocation. Swartling joins from Investor Growth Capital, a global venture capital firm backed by Investor. Berntsson joins from Pantheon Ventures, the private equity fund of funds manager.
APG - The Dutch pensions provider and asset manager has appointed Peter Kok as temporary chief financial risk officer from 1 February. He will replace André ten Damme, who has gone on sabbatical, for no more than seven months. Kok has been CFO and a member of the executive board at Delta Lloyd Group for nine years. He has also been involved in investment policy at several pension funds.
Länsförsäkringar - The Swedish insurance company has appointed Cecilia Ardström as its new chief financial officer and head of asset management. Ardström, who is currently head of group treasury at Tele2, will take up the new position on 1 March. She will replace the current head of asset management Gustav Karner.
T Rowe Price - Selina Pattyranie has been appointed as a client relationship manager for northern Europe. She will focus on developing institutional and third-party relationships in the Nordics, focusing on Sweden. She joins from Fidelity International. Taryn Fradley and Daniel Khan have been appointed client relationship managers in the UK International Investment Services division. Fradley joins from BNP Paribas Investment Partners, while Khan joins from HSBC Global Asset Management.
bfinance - Michel Haski has been appointed head of institutional coverage for the EMEA region. He joins from Allianz Global Investors Europe, where he held the roles of chief executive and co-head of sales, in addition to his position of director-general of Allianz Global Investors France. He has also held senior positions at Credit Commercial de France, Framlington Asset Management and Foster & Braithwaite.
Unigestion - Nicolas Rousselet has been appointed as managing director and head of hedge funds. He will also become a member of the executive committee. Rousselet previously held the position of strategy manager, responsible for arbitrage, credit and equity hedge strategies. He has been a member of Unigestion’s hedge fund investment committee since 2008.
Neptune Investment Management - Ian Harvey has been appointed head of institutional business. He joins from LV Asset Management, where he was head of UK institutional business. He has also worked for Gartmore, Invesco and BNY Mellon Asset Management International.
Adrian Lee & Partners - The active currency specialist for institutional investors has appointed Jonathan Hayes as director of global marketing. He joins from Stamford Associates, where he was head of business development and client services. Before then, he was head of pooled pension business at Credit Suisse Asset Management and head of UK and Northern Europe at Pictet Asset Management.
SWIP - Lucy O’Carroll has been appointed chief economist, based in Edinburgh. She joins from Lloyds Banking Group, where she was senior economist. Before then, she served as a senior research director at HBOS Treasury. She has also held senior roles at RBS and Bank of England.
Neuberger Berman - Magnus Kristensen has been appointed as senior vice-president of Scandinavian distribution. He joins from Invensure, where he was a partner. Before then, he worked at Nykredit Asset Management.