Wednesday people roundup

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GLOBAL - SPP, Governance for Owners, DNB, Invesco Perpetual, ABI, RCM, CFA Institute, Xafinity Consulting.

SPP - The Swedish pension group is looking for a new managing director following Göran Holgerson's resignation. Holgerson will continue in the position until a new managing director is in place. The process to recruit Holgerson's replacement has begun.

Governance for Owners - Bill Crist, former president of the board of CalPERS, has been appointed to the board of Governance for Owners Group and will take over as chairman in October. Robert Monks, who has chaired GO since its inception in 2005, will step down from the board, but will remain a partner and be closely involved as a senior adviser.

De Nederlandse Bank - The Dutch central bank and pension regulator has said it is looking to appoint a new supervisor for the supervision of around 15 pension funds in its Amsterdam office.

Invesco Perpetual - Tim Dickson was appointed fund manager within the Asian equities team based in Henley. He will report to Stuart Parks, head of Asian equities and joins from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP).

Association of British Insurers - Huw Evans (pictured, right) will join as director of corporate affairs in the autumn from the Royal Bank of Scotland group. He previously worked as a special adviser to the prime minister and in the Home Office.

RCM - Credit Suisse Asset Management's  Jacqueline de Sanctis has joined the global equity company of Allianz Global Investors as director, international product specialist, based in San Francisco.

CFA Institute - PricewaterhouseCoopers' Rhodri Preece, CFA, and Andrea Grifoni, previously working at the European Council in Brussels,  join the London CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity (CFA Institute Centre) for the Europe Middle East and Africa region (EMEA) as policy analysts. Their appointments follow those of Charles Cronin, CFA, as head of CFA Institute Centre (EMEA) and Vincent Papa, CFA, as senior policy analyst.

Xafinity Consulting - Steve Power (pictured, right) has been appointed as business development director in its Reading office.  He previously served as a consultant at Lane Clark & Peacock.

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