** Robertson to Zurich Scudder **
Colin Robertson has been appointed as European head of global strategy at Zurich Scudder Investments.
Located in London he will work on the company’s investment strategy, co-ordinating the geographic and sector views of the manager’s London equity and bond teams. Robertson was formerly head of asst allocation at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

** New OPRA board members **
Duncan Campbell and David Adams have been appointed board members of the UK Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority with effect from April 1. Previously, Campbell was company secretary at computer firm IBM UK, now he is a self-employed lawyer. Adams was chief executive of the former British Rail Pensions Trustees and led the new scheme during the privatisation of the railways.

** ING increases supervisory board **
Luella Goldberg is expected to join the supervisory board of Dutch bank ING Group as of April 17, at the annual general meeting of the firm. She has been member of the board of directors of US insurance company ReliaStar Financial, which was acquired by the Dutch bank in May 2000. Goldberg is a board member of several US companies.
Godfried van der Lugt, formerly chairman of the executive board of ING Group, is also joining the supervisory board on April 18.
Ger Verhagen is stepping down as supervisory board member of the bank.

** Tomlinson becomes FMA chair **
Lindsay Tomlinson has been appointed chairman of the UK Fund Managers’ Association (FMA). She is chief executive of Barclays Global Investors Europe and was previously vice-chairman of the association. Tomlinson takes over from Donald Brydon, chairman and chief executive of AXA Investment Managers.

** Sampo announces new board **
The Finnish Sampo Bank's extraordinary general meeting of shareholders has elected a new board of management for the bank. The composition of the board of management is Björn Wahlroos, chief executive officer, chairman; Pentti Hakkarainen, executive vice president, vice chairman; Mika Ihamuotila, executive vice president; Patrick Lapveteläinen, chief administrative officer; Maarit Näkyvä, executive vice president; Ilkka Hallavo, Head of Corporate Distribution.

** Board re-elected at SEB **
The Swedish SEB bank’s board was re-elected at its annual general meeting. Jacob Wallenberg continues as chairman of the board and Claes Dahlbäck and Gösta Wiking were appointed deputy chairmen. The other members of the board are Penny Hughes, Urban Jansson, Tuve Johannesson, Hans-Joachim Körber, Carl Wilhelm Ros and Lars Thunell. Employees appointed Ulf Jensen and Bengt Berg were appointed as directors. Monica Caneman, deputy group chief executive and head of corporate and institutions, was re-elected deputy director.

** Edinburgh brings in Binnie **
David Binnie has joined Edinburgh Fund Managers as a senior investment manager for UK large capital market. Binnie will be mainly responsible for the management of Dunedin Income and Growth Investment Trust as well as other UK equity funds. He moves from Scottish Life after 18 years.

** Hale new fixed-income head at Gartmore **
Jeremy Hale has been appointed head of fixed income strategy at Gartmore Investment Management. The position is a new none. Formerly, he was joint director of macro investment group at Paribas.
Vivien Gould has joined Gartmore as head of UK retail products, after a six-month consultancy assignment at the company.
Tim Gregory is leaving Gartmore’s London office to move to Australia, but will remain an employee in an advisory capacity with the portfolios he currently works with.