GLOBAL - NAPF, UBS Pensionskasse, Pensionskasse SBB, Barclays UK Retirement Fund, Finnish Association of Pension Foundations, BNY Mellon Asset Management, JP Morgan Asset Management, IMMFA, SEI, Cushman & Wakefield, HR Trustees, Association of Investment Companies

National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) - Nigel Peaple, director of policy at the NAPF, is moving to the UK Pensions Regulator (TPR). Peaple is said to have worked his last day at the organisation several weeks ago. Details of his new role at TPR are currently unconfirmed, but his title is believed to be head of corporate and international affairs.

UBS Pensionskasse - Urs Schaffner has departed as head of the pension fund, having joined at the beginning of the year, UBS confirmed to IPE. Schaffner's arrival coincided with a reorganisation of the CHF 20bn (€14.6bn) fund, which saw the creation of a head of asset management. Schaffner's successor, who started earlier this week, is Thomas Jeney, who has been with the bank since 2007 and worked for Credit Suisse Asset Management in the past.

Pensionskasse SBB - Roger Kunz has been named head of asset management following the departure of Sandor Siegrist, who has been with the pension fund since its inception in 1999. Kunz, who holds a doctorate from the University of Basel, previously worked for Swiss private bank Clariden Leu Zürich, where he was head of investment strategy.

Barclays UK Retirement Fund - Stergios Saloustros joins from F&C Asset Management as head of dynamic asset allocation. At BUKRF, Saloustros will report to chief investment officer Tony Broccardo, with whom he worked at F&C.

Finnish Association of Pension Foundations (ESY) - Kari Joutsa, chief executive of the Finnish Pharmacies pension fund, has been named managing director for the Finnish Association of Pension Foundations and will assume the role on 1 October. Current head of the association, Jouko Bergius, will retire at the end of September. Joutsa will continue in his current role at the Pharmacies pension fund.

BNY Mellon Asset Management - Curtis Arledge has been named chief executive of the bank's asset management business, as well as vice-chairman of BNY Mellon. The appointment follows his departure from BlackRock, where he was chief investment officer for the company's fundamental fixed income portfolios. Acting head of BNY Mellon AM Mitchell Harris will continue in his role as chairman of the company's fixed income, cash and currency group and report to Arledge.

JP Morgan Asset Management - Patrick Thomson joins as global head of sovereign clients, based in London. Thompson, who was previously a managing director at the company, joins from Ivy Asset Management.

Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA) - David Rothon, director of cash and fixed income product management at Northern Trust Global Investments, was recently elected to the IMMFA's board of directors.

SEI - Cyprian Njamma has been hired as an asset and liability analyst. Based in the London office, Njamma is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and worked for Mercer prior to his appointment. He began his career at Aon Consulting.

Cushman & Wakefield - Tamara Szántó joins the real estate consultancy's Budapest office as a negotiator. Szántó, who holds a degree from the University of Pécs, has previously worked for GVA Robertson.

HR Trustees - Giles Payne joins from Legal & General Investment Management as a director, tasked with being both an independent trustee and advising as part of investment sub-committees.

Association of Investment Companies (AIC) - Sarah Bates has been elected chairman, succeeding Carol Ferguson. Bates has worked for the AIC since 2006 and was elected deputy chairman in January 2008.