State Street hires new head of investor relations
**State Street appoints new head of investor relations**
State Street Corporation has appointed S. Kelley MacDonald senior vice president and head of investor relations.
MacDonald will report to chief financial officer, Ronald L. O’Kelley. She joins from global communications consultancy firm, Brodeur Worldwide, where she held a similar position to her new role.
**Scottish Widows create new retail investment director role**
UK – Steve Hutton has been appointed by Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) as investment director, head of IFA investment advisory team, a recently crested position within the retail area.
Hutton’s, whose role is to manage and expand SWIP’s specialist retail sales team, joins SWIP from Invesco Perpetual where he spent four years managing third party alliances.
**Morley boosts property team**
UK – Morley Fund Management has taken on Geraldine Davies as fund manager of the Norwich Property Trust fund.
Davies, who joins from Hermes Pensions Management, has some 16 years experience in real estate investment management and will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the fund.
**Yolland is new marketing director at Risk Reporting**
UK – Tony Yolland has been appointed marketing director by Risk Reporting, the pension fund risk measurement company.
Yolland, who will be based in London, previously worked as vice president institutional business development for Orbitex Investments.
**Aon appoint senior consultant to Leeds office**
UK – Aon Consulting has appointed John Forsyth senior consultant and actuary to its 90 strong Leeds office.
Forsyth moves to Aon after spending three years self-employed working on the pensions mis-selling review and providing advice for defined benefit schemes. Previous to that, he spent eight years as director of life and pensions for Leeds based Bartlett Group.
**Martin Curry add to Japan team**
UK – Edinburgh based investment management company, Martin Currie, has appointed Michael McNaught-Davis as director to its Japan team.
McNaught-Davis joins from Foreign & Colonial, where he was director and head of Japan desk since 1998. In his new position he will be particularly responsible for large cap stocks.