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GLOBAL - BNY Mellon Asset Management, Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, Aviva Investors, AXA Investment Managers, P-Solve, Alexander Forbes Financial Services, Liontrust Asset Management, IDEAcarbon, Frontier Capital Management.

BNY Mellon Asset Management - Jonathan Little and Mitchell Harris have been named interim co-heads of the company, following CEO and president Ronald O’Hanley’s departure. Little is currently vice chairman and in charge of asset management, while Harris is chairman of the fixed income, cash and currency group. O’Hanley is set to join Fidelity Investments.

Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors - Joyce T. Shapiro has joined as managing director for real assets to lead a new team targeting real asset multi-manager investment strategies. Shapiro joins from LaSalle Investment Management, where she was international director.

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) - Andrew Tunks, previously interim director of fixed income, has been named investment director, fixed income, and will report to Mark Connolly, director of fixed income, who was appointed in January this year.

Aviva Investors - Shamik Dhar recently took up his role as senior economist in the investment strategy team. Having previously worked for Fathom Financial Consulting, Dhar is tasked with expanding research into the Asia-Pacific region.

AXA Investment Managers - Bruno Grandsard has joined AXA Framlington’s global equities team from Alliance Bernstein as a portfolio manager. At AXA, he will report to Mark Beveridge, global head of AXA Framlington. 

P-SolveBen Clissold has been promoted to deputy CIO, reporting to Glyn Jones, CIO. Clissold’s promotion follows the return of Andrew Drake as managing director and the appointments of Kevin Haywood to the investment advice team and Callum Webb, Geoffroy Sauvé and Mikhail Tikilyaynen to the risk management solutions team.

Alexander Forbes Financial Services (AFFS) - Tony Gusmao has been named CEO, following the decision to name separate CEO’s for AFFS and Alexander Forbes International. Grant Stobart remains CEO of the latter, as well as director of AFFS.

Liontrust Asset Management - Nigel Legge has stepped down as chief executive, to be succeeded by John Ions, previously the company’s head of retail, who will also join the board. Adrian Collins, former non-executive chairman, will take up the role of executive chairman. Vinay Abrol will continue as COO and CFO, while Legge will continue as a consultant until August.

IDEAcarbon - Krishna Biltoo, previously managing director and head of fixed income solutions at Standard & Poor’s, has joined as CEO of IDEAcarbon Markets and executive vice-president of IDEAcarbon Group.

Frontier Capital Management - Alex Gaitan has joined from Redi & Partners as senior hedge fund analyst, where he will be responsible for both fund selection and management.

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