GLOBAL - Cardano, Hymans Robertson, Russell Investments, State Street, BNY Mellon, Affiliated Managers Group, ING, Kempen Capital Management
Cardano - The fiduciary manager has expanded its investment team with two new hires. Christopher Parkinson joins as an investment manager, responsible for the research of macro and multi-strategy investments for advisory and delegated clients. Ben Cooper joins as an investment analyst, focusing on a range of equity-based strategies, including long-only, equity long/short and private equity.
Hymans Robertson - The UK-based pensions consultancy has appointed Linda Selman as head of public sector investments and welcomes back Alison Murray as head of policy and technical development after a brief spell with the Government Actuary's Department. Selman was previously a client director at Baillie Gifford. She will head a team of 12 partners and consultants who provide investment advice to 42 LGPS clients.
Russell Investments - Norbert Fullerton has been appointed as director of consulting and advisory services for the EMEA region. Before joining Russell, Fullerton held various senior roles at Towers Watson and was a senior investment consultant with expertise in advising pension scheme sponsors and trustees on their funding and investment strategies. Prior to joining Towers Watson in 2004, he worked at Mercer as a pensions consultant.
State Street - Craig Butterworth has been appointed head of fixed income sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will lead State Street Global Markets' fixed income sales team and be responsible for expanding its rates business, launched last year. Butterworth joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where he spent seven years and most recently served as head of flow rates sales, UK funds and hedge funds. Before then, he worked at Goldman Sachs.
BNY Mellon - Mitchell Harris has been named to the newly created position of president of BNY Mellon's investment management division, which comprises BNY Mellon Asset Management and BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Harris, who had been interim head of the asset management business, was also named to the company's executive committee.
Affiliated Managers Group - Michael Moth-Greve has been appointed director of business development for the Nordic region. He will join AMG's European multi-affiliate institutional marketing and sales team, helping to serve existing and new clients. He joins from Axa Investment Management, where he was head of Nordic institutional sales. Before then, he served as a product and business development specialist at Lehman Brothers Asset Management and a client manager at Nordea Investment Management.
ING - Mark Pieter de Boer will be appointed global head of equity markets, effective 1 June. De Boer joined ING at the beginning of this year as head of Western Europe equities. Before then, he held various positions, including head of equity research at ABN AMRO. ING has also appointed Michael Kaplan as global head of emerging markets equities, reporting to De Boer.
Kempen Capital Management - Arnaud Maricourt has joined as industrial analyst within the investment-grade credit team in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, effective from June. He will report to Richard Klijnstra, director of the team that manages Kempen's long-only and absolute return European credit strategies. Maricourt joins from AXA IM in Paris, where he served as a senior portfolio manager in the structured corporate credit team.