Wednesday people roundup
PGGM Investments, KAS Bank, LGPS Advisory Board, Janus Capital, Legg Mason, Aviva Investors, Spence & Partners, International Accounting Standards Board
PGGM Investments – Michel Braber has been appointed risk manager at PGGM Investments, the €182bn asset manager for the healthcare pension fund PFZW. He joins from custodian KAS Bank, where he has been adviser for institutional risk management since 2011. He has also served as a member of the investment committee of the company’s pension fund.
LGPS Advisory Board – Roger Phillips has been named chairman of the advisory board for local government pension schemes (LGPS) in England and Wales. Phillips, deputy to inaugural chair Joanne Segars, is a former leader of Herefordshire Council and has also chaired the Local Government Association’s pensions committee.
Janus Capital – Chris Justice has been promoted to COO and head of Europe. He was previously based in Hong Kong as head of strategic initiatives for the APAC and EMEA regions. Prior to joining Janus in 2013, Justice was managing director at Quam in Hong Kong, where he led a team of research analysts and asset managers.
Legg Mason – Rick Andrews has been appointed head of international marketing. He joins from Aviva Investors, where he was most recently a consultant, leading the reorganisation of the Global Business Development function.
Spence & Partners – Simon Cohen has been appointed head of investment at the UK actuarial and consultancy firm. Cohen became a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 2000. He has worked for three major consultancies, holding senior roles in investment consulting and management positions.
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) – Takatsugu Ochi has been appointed for a second three-year term, while Pat Finnegan is set to retire. Ochi has previously served as assistant general manager of the financial resources management group at Sumitomo Corporation and as a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee. Finnegan was appointed to the board in July 2009, having previously served as director of the Financial Reporting Policy Group at the CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity, as well as a former managing director at Moody’s Corporate Finance Group.