Wednesday people roundup
GLOBAL - Aon, A.G. Bisset & Co, Pioneer, Aegon, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Cardano, CAAM, CBRE, Watson Wyatt, Alcentra, HSBC, Invalda.
Aon - Damien Guermonprez, previously at Banque Accord, was named chief executive officer of Aon France, replacing Vincent Redier, who will continue to serve as executive chairman.
A.G.Bisset & Co - Hymans Robertson's Geoff Singleton has joined the board of the UK subsidiary company as non-executive director.
Pioneer Investments - Kerry Duffain will be leaving her position as global head of consultant relations to join BlueCrest Capital Management. She will not be replaced the company said. Sophie del Campo has left CAAM to join as country head of Pioneer's Spain and Portugal business.
Aegon - Stewart Ritchie, Aegon's director of pensions development is to retire, ending a 36-year-career with the financial group. He will stay on as a consultant to the group. Elsewhere, Frank Randall (pictured right) has been promoted to director responsible for developing market entry strategies, building new partnerships, and expanding Aegon Global Pensions' global network.
BlackRock - Geoff Cheetham has rejoined BlackRock from Goldman Sachs Asset Management as managing director, UK account management. He will focus on managing relationships with top-tier institutional clients.
Credit Suisse - Erin Callan joins the New York office from Lehman Brothers to act as a managing director and fill the newly created position of head of its global hedge fund business. She will start on September 2.
Cardano - Fortis' Hemmo Hemmes has moved to London to join Cardano's UK investment management team. He will focus on medium term views affecting asset allocation and liability hedging decisions.
Crédit Agricole Asset Management - Helge Gondesen joins the German office from Wellington Management as senior relationship manager for institutional investors. KBC Bank's Axel Ullmann was appointed to the newly-created role of head of distribution for Germany and Austria.
CB Richard Ellis Investors - Ian Gleeson, Scott Brown, and Stuart Savidge have all been hired to join the global multi-manager business. Morley Fund Management's Gleeson was appointed chief investment officer in the London; Ennis Knupp + Associates' Scott Brown managing director Americas in Boston, and Prestbury Investment Holdings' Savidge finance director also based in London.
Watson Wyatt Worldwide - Natixis Global Associates UK's Mark Horne and Andrew Brown, from Robbins & Associates, join the London investment manager research team as senior investment consultant and investment consultant respectively. Raazia Ganie, from Poalim Asset Management, and Justine O'Connell, previously at Frontier Investment Consulting, have also joined as investment consultants in London.
Alcentra - Paul Hatfield will leave the London office to lead Alcentra's business in the US. He will relocate to New York in September.
HSBC Global Asset Management - Patrice Conxicoeur was promoted to succeed Au King-Iun as director and head of institutional business, Asia-Pacific. King-Iun has left to head Financial Risk Management's Hong Kong fund of hedge funds business. Conxicoeur will take over on August 1.
Invalda - Dalius Kaziunas was appointed as a new member of the board of the Baltic financials group, based in Vilnius. He will replace Dailius Juozapas Miseikis, who has withdrawn from active involvement in the company.
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