Vania Franceschelli has been elected chair of the European Federation of Financial Advisers and Intermediaries.
Franceschelli has been on the board of the federation for several years and held the role of vice chair since 2019.
Previous chair Martin Klein has been elected as vice chair, with Paul Stanfield, secretary general, and Marta Gellova, treasurer, have been re-elected to their existing roles.
The global multi-asset manager has promoted Nicolas Forest to chief investment officer.
He was previously global head of fixed income.
Philippe Noyard, currently global head of credit and deputy global head of fixed income, will succeed Forest as global head of fixed income.
Paul Hammick has been named as chief risk officer at the wealth manager.
He has over 26 years of experience in financial services having worked at Lloyds Banking Group, 11 years of which were at executive level leading risk, operational and sales teams.
The wrap platform has named Justin Tovey as interim chief risk officer.
He replaces Martin Ettles, who has left the group to seek a new challenge.
Tovey joins from River and Mercantile Group, where he was chief risk officer for four years.
The investment firm has appointed Nadir Maruf as chief investment officer.
Prior to joining ThomasLloyd, Nadir held the role of head of private markets at Tesco Pension Investment, where he was responsible for the private markets business and underlying portfolios, including overseeing all direct and indirect unlisted strategies.
The financial services provider has promoted Tania Mohacs to chief commercial officer.
Tania, who joined Ocorian in 2019, is based in London and was previously head of regulatory, legal and compliance at Ocorian.
The financial services group has named Amanda Browning as partner and head of wealth management.
She joins from Evelyn Partners, where she was managing partner.
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The wealth manager has appointed Kristin Schaefer as head of relationship management for its US Family Office operation.
She will have a focus on cross-border Americans.
Schaefer joins from JP Morgan, where she led the private bank in Utah and Idaho. She will be based in London.
Head of distribution at the wealth and asset manager, Gary Collins, has left the company.
Collins has joined Door as head of clients for global ex-North America.
The IFA group has named Jacqui Irvine and Rosemarie Paul as independent non-executive directors.
The appointments follow the retirement of Alan Taylor, ex-non-executive director of Foster Denovo, after 14 years in the role.
Irvine is a qualified solicitor and adds over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Paul is a qualified lawyer and the trustee of Trust for London.