Wednesday people roundup
GLOBAL - JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services, MN, Old Mutual Asset Management, WHEB Group, Loomis Sayles, Pictet Asset Management
JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services (WSS) - Jemma Broadgate has been named head of the WSS UK pension funds and charities market. Broadgate, who joined JP Morgan in 2007, has extensive experience working with UK pension funds. In addition, Benjie Fraser has been appointed global pensions executive in the WSS business, which provides a suite of securities services for pension funds.
MN - The fiduciary manager has appointed Praveen Joseph as an investment strategist in its UK business. He joins from TwoPi Capital, where he was a macroeconomic and quantitative strategies analyst. Before then, he was a global commodities senior associate at JP Morgan.
Old Mutual Asset Management - Olivier Lebleu has been appointed head of non-US distribution. Prior to joining OMAM, Lebleu was a partner and a member of the investment advisory committee at Stenham (Montier & Partners). From 2005 to 2008, he was managing director and head of distribution at MFS Investment Management.
WHEB Group - The UK-based environmental investment manager has hired Henderson's former socially responsible investment team. WHEB's sustainability investment team now includes George Latham, Seb Beloe, Tim Dieppe and Hyewon Kong, all of whom left Henderson late last year.
Loomis Sayles - Christine Kenny and Jeffrey Seaver, both long-time Loomis Sayles professionals, have been appointed managing directors and co-heads of the newly opened London office of Loomis Sayles, a fixed income boutique with Natixis Global Asset Management as the holding company.
Pictet Asset Management - Prashant Kothari has been named a senior investment manager in the emerging markets equity team, responsible for Indian equities. He joins from ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company, where he was vice-president and senior investment manager.