GLOBAL -  ABN Amro Asset Management, Pioneer, CSAM, Morley, SEB, Alliance Trust, F&C.

ABN Amro Asset Management - ABN Amro Asset Management bank is recruiting for its new full-time institutional operation in Zurich. Over the next coming months the firm will hire eight new staff for the unit, which is headed by Schroders' Dominik Issler.

Pioneer Investments - Reiner Beutler has started at Pioneer's Munich investment hub as deputy head of the institutional business. Beutler's focus is on the acquisition of Spezialfonds and mutual fund business and he will report to Hartwig Rosipal. Beutler was previously at Siemens Financial Services, which is also based in Munich.

Credit Suisse  Asset Management- Serge Chiaramonte, Reyer Kooy and Andy Lawley have joined Credit Suisse Asset Management's London-based Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) institutional distribution team. Lehman Brothers' Chiaramonte is responsible for European fund of funds sales and Lawley, from JP Morgan Asset Management, for consultant relationship. Kooy, also joining from JP Morgan Asset Management, has been appointed head of money market sales.

Morley  Fund Management - John Botham  has joined Morley as head of European equities. He replaces Rita Dhut, who now heads the Morley value team. The move forms part of of Morley's initiative to overhaul its equity investment process.

SEB Asset Management - Tine Wollebekk has been appointed new country manager in Norway with immediate effect. She previously headed SEB Kort's Norwegian and Danish operation.

AllianceTrust - Schroders veteran Hugh Bolland has been appointed to the board as non-executive director of the company with effect from July 1. He is currently a non-executive director of JP Morgan Indian Investment Trust, Fidelity Asian values and Eurocommercial Properties, a Dutch-listed property investment company.

F&C - Martha Reyes will start on June 1 as analyst focusing on the Latin American consumer and house building sectors. She joins from the Latin American equity research sales desk at Brazilian bank Banco Itau.