Deutsche Bank / Asset Management
Head of Deutsche Asset Management, Quintin Price, is to take a medical leave of absence. Jon Eilbeck, global chief operating officer and regional head for Asia Pacific at Deutsche AM will cover Price’s responsibilities during his time away.
Deutsche Bank co-chief executive John Cryan will represent Deutsche AM on the management board until Price returns.
The bank also announced that Pamela Root has joined Deutsche Bank as global head of compliance, while Peter Hazlewood has joined as global head of anti-financial crime.
Root, who joins from Citigroup, will assume her role on 6 June and be based in London reporting to chief regulatory officer Sylvie Matherat.
Hazlewood will join in July 2016, having held a number of senior global Anti-Financial Crime positions at large financial institutions; including HSBC, JP Morgan, DBS and Standard Chartered. Based in Frankfurt, he will also report to Matherat.
Root succeeds Nadine Faruque who decided for personal reasons to leave Deutsche Bank in March 2016. Hazlewood succeeds Ulrich Göres who decided to leave the bank at the end of January 2016.
Fidelity International has hired Henderson Global Investors’ co-head of multi asset, Bill McQuaker, as a portfolio manager in its multi asset team.
Contracted to a six month notice period, McQuaker will assume his new role ‘later this year’, where he will be part of a 26-strong team with nearly £30bn ($42.6bn, €37.7bn) in AUM.
Anthony Scott has resigned from his position as head of investment management for Charles Stanley and has stepped down from the company’s board. Having joined the firm in 1999, Scott has served on the board since 2012.
The firm advised that he will continue with the company for an unspecified period of time, before formally stepping down.
The company also announced that Gerald Carey has joined as an investment manager, having spent the past 13 years in a similar role at Brewin Dolphin. Prior to Brewin Dolphin, he worked for GVG Capital and Gerrard Investment.
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)
Matthew Arnold has been named vice president and head of ETF strategy and research for SSGA’s Asia Pacific ETF team. Based in Singapore, Arnold will focus on developing research to help institutional investors evaluate and develop ETF investment strategies.
The firm has also appointed Robin Tsui as a vice president and the ETF gold specialist for its Asia Pacific SPDR ETF business. Tsui’s role is to increase institutional investors’ awareness of SPDR gold shares and to expand its market share through the development of research, education and product positioning collateral. Tsui is based in Hong Kong and reports to Arnold.
Clive Boothman has been appointed group chairman of the international wrap platform, having previously founded and served as chairman of wrap platform Ascentric between 2005 and 2014. Prior to that he was chief executive of Cofunds between 2002 and 2003.
An accountant by training, he has also worked in international trust and private banking roles.
Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I)
IW&I has appointed Svenja Keller as financial planning director at its Birmingham office. Keller has 15 years of experience in financial services, in the UK and overseas. She has worked in the financial planning industry for the past eight years.
Prior to joining IW&I, she worked in a similar capacity at UBS and previously at PwC. She has also held roles at John Lamb Partnership, Lehman Brothers and the HVB Group.
Henrik Gripenvik has been appointed as a new portfolio manager at Swedish financial advice and asset management firm, Catella.
Gripenvik worked as an analyst at Futuris Asset Management, which is part of the Brummer & Partners group, for nine years. For the last two years he has been a partner at the company, focused mainly on detailed analysis of engineering companies.