Keva, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, Pemberton, Intermediate Capital Group, Infranode, UBS Global Asset Management, Catella
Keva – The new chief executive of Finnish local government and church pension fund Keva, Jukka Männistö, has resigned suddenly due to a crisis of confidence between him and the management board, the fund announced. Keva, which has €41.5bn in investment assets, manages pensions for employees of local government, the state, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and benefits agency Kela. Keva said Männistö had handed in his letter of resignation to the board of directors on 30 September.
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) – Gabriel Bernardino’s term as chairman has been extended until 2021. EIOPA said the decision to offer Bernardino a second five-year term was due to his successes since the supervisor was launched in 2011. Carlos Montalvo Rebuelta, who has been EIOPA’s executive director since 2011, will not be seeking a second term as executive director.
Pemberton – Mike Anderson has been appointed head of investor relations. He joins from Intermediate Capital Group, where he was most recently responsible for investor relations across the UK and the Middle East, and global consultant relations. Before working in investor relations, Anderson was in the mezzanine investment team at ICG.
Infranode – Ingemar Skogö, former director-general of the Swedish Road Administration and the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration, has joined Infranode as senior adviser. Skogö will help develop the company’s role as a Nordic-focused infrastructure investment platform.
UBS Global Asset Management – Oliver Abram has joined the UK real estate business in London. Abram will focus on investment acquisitions and asset management in the UK and report to Howard Meaney, head of global real estate for the Triton Property Fund. Abram joins from Knight Frank Investment Management.
Catella – Xavier Jongen, previously director of the Bouwfounds European residential funds business, has joined Catella to launch a European residential property platform. Jongen joins the board of Munich-based Catella Real Estate.