Wednesday people roundup
ABN Amro Pension Fund - Lex Heijnis will retire as director of the Dutch ABN Amro Pension Fund at the end of this month. Cees Dert of ABN Amro Asset Management will take over.
Skandia - Bertil Hult will join the Old Mutual subsidiary's Stockholm-based Nordic division as new chief executive officer (CEO). He currently works as the CEO of the Swedish law firm Vinge.
Hymans Robertson - Clive Fortes has been promoted to become the consultancy firm's new head of corporate consulting. He was previously head of the actuarial practice at Hymans.
Credit Suisse - Craig Lewis will lead the new global team of Credit Suisse's hedge fund advisory service in the UK, which was launched in 2005 in a joint imitative between CS private banking and the asset management business. Lewis, currently head of hedge fund advisory within the asset management business, will remain based in London.
Also joining the London office from early July is Legal & General's Marcus Hankey, who has been appointed as director and portfolio manager to Credit Suisse's UK equity team.
Northern Trust Global Investors - Morella Hessels, relationship manager in London within the company's client service team, is taking over from Heico de Boer as head of institutional asset management sales for the Netherlands and the Nordic region. She will remain in London.
Feri Investment Trust - Daniel Booth, an investment manager at the German consultancy firm, left the company at the end of March, a spokesman has confirmed. A replacement has been appointed, but he declined to comment on what Booth will do next.
Insight Investments - Alexander Veroude will join Insight later this summer as head of credit from Gulf International Bank, reporting to Adrian Grey, head of fixed income.
Fidelity International - Tiago Parente has started as senior bank analyst to Fidelity's London-based credit research team, reporting to David Meade, head of credit research. He joined yesterday from BNP Paribas SA.
Artemis - Legg Mason Investments' Matthew Lepine has been appointed to the newly-created position of Northern strategic partnerships sales manager at the fund manager's Harrogate office.
Zurich Financial Services Group - Reto Schiltknecht will join the company as group general counsel from September 1. In his new position, Schiltknecht will be a member of the group management board and will oversee all legal and compliance functions worldwide across the Zurich Group.
Renaissance Capital - Vicente Pons of Citigroup has joined investment bank Renaissance Capital as director and head of African derivatives and fixed income trading.