GLOBAL - Allianz Global Investors, Investec Asset Management, M&G Investments, JP Morgan Asset Management, Legal & General Investment Management, Alliance Trust, NBGI Private Equity
Allianz Global Investors - The asset manager has created six new development units in an effort to streamline its European business. Tobias Pross will head up institutional business development for Europe, while Nick Smith is responsible for retail sales in Europe (ex Germany) and Mathias Müller retail sales in Germany. Thomas Linker will continue to manage relationships with multinational distributors. Frank Wolfert will be responsible for relations within the Allianz Group, and Martin Keil will lead the ‘developing regions’ division.
Investec Asset Management - Stephen Lee has been appointed sales director within the UK client group to support institutional growth in the country. He joins from UBS Global Asset Management, where he was most recently head of UK institutional business development. He has also served as head of UK institutional business development at Pioneer Investments and head of the local government client team at Barclays Global Investors.
M&G Investments - Annabel Gillard has been appointed UK sales director in the distribution team of the fixed income business. She joined M&G in September having previously been head of UK institutional business development at Union Bancaire Privee. Before then, she was responsible for relationships with consultants and institutional clients at SWIP and Baring Asset Management.
JP Morgan Asset Management - Claudia Naegeli has joined the global liquidity sales team as a client adviser covering Liechtenstein and Switzerland. She joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where she was as a sales consultant in global transaction services.
Legal & General Investment Management - Teresa Poy has been appointed chief compliance officer. She joins from TT International, where she was responsible for the UK-based compliance team. Before then, she was a senior director at Barclays Global Investors, where she was deputy head of compliance for the EMEA region.
Alliance Trust - Duncan Squire has been appointed head of performance and risk. He joins from Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he spent eight years in a variety of roles, including head of investment performance and risk. Before then, he spent 11 years working for UBS and Newton Investment Management in risk management and portfolio analytics.
NBGI Private Equity - The UK-based private equity investor has appointed David Turner as an investment manager for the UK team. He joins from Experian, where he was a member of the corporate development team.