**Old Mutual to split chairman and chief executive roles**
UK – Old Mutual is to split the role of chairman and chief executive officer within the group. Michael J Lovett is to continue as Chairman, whilst his former chief executive role will go to James Sutcliffe, who was previously on the board of Old Mutual with responsibility for the group’s life business.
Old Mutual has also appointed Graham Bentley as head of investment marketing. Bentley joins from M&G where he undertook a similar role for six years.
**Deutsche emerges with two new players**
UK - Deutsche Asset Management has appointed Bryan Collings as head and Andrew Ness as fund manager for emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Collings is to oversee Deutsche’s institutional and retail fund management for equities and has over four years experience as head of emerging markets equities at WestLB.
Ness joins from Murray Johnstone, where he built up six years of experience in emerging markets.
**Stoxx takes stock**
SWITZERLAND -Matthias Werner of Frankfurt based Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein has joined the advisory committee of Zurich based Stoxx, replacing Heinz-Jürgen Schäfer of Dresdner Bank.
The advisory committee members are independent professionals selected from the financial sector who advise Stoxx in methodology, transparency, accuracy and composition.
**Morley has more**
UK – Julie Thomas has joined Morley Fund Management as investment analyst to its London-based corporate research team.
She will cover the European banking sector and joins from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where she had specific responsibility for financials and pan-European banks.