Friday people roundup [updated]
Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Catella, IPM Informed Portfolio Management, Brummer Group, Asset Risk Consultants, IAM Advisory, International Corporate Governance Network, Goal Group
DG FISMA – Jonathan Faull, the most senior European Commission civil servant in charge of financial regulation, is to leave the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA) at the beginning of September. Part of a wide-ranging reshuffle of directors-general within the Commission, Faull is to head up a new department overseeing issues relating to the UK’s referendum on its European Union membership. Olivier Guersent, currently Faull’s deputy at DG FISMA, is to succeed him when the changes take effect from 1 September.
Catella – Stefan Nydahl has been appointed managing director of Catella subsidiary IPM Informed Portfolio Management. From 1 September, Nydahl will take over from Lars Ericsson, who will take on the role of vice-president for distribution. Nydahl joins from Brummer Group, where he was president and CIO at Archipel Asset Management. He has also worked at Nektar Asset Management, AMF Pension and Quantal Asset Management.
Asset Risk Consultants – Grant Wilson has been appointed CIO at the investment consultancy. Joining from IAM Advisory, he will start in his new role on 1 September. Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Wilson has worked at Martin Currie Investment Management and Gartmore Investment Trust Management.
Legal & General Mastertrust – Mike Craston has been appointed as a trustee. He was formerly managing director of the global institutional business and chief executive at Legal & General Investment Management America. The L&G Master Trust was launched in 2011 and now has more than £1.4bn (€2bn) in assets under management.
Goal Group – Noah Wortman, chief operations officer for the Americas at Goal Group, has been appointed to the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) shareholder responsibilities committee. ICGN is an investor-led organisation of governance professionals based in more than 50 countries. Goal Group is a provider of withholding tax reclamation and securities class-action recovery services.