Financial Ombudsman Service
The ombudsman has named Abby Thomas as chief executive and chief ombudsman.
She currently works for Virgin Media O2, where she leads its B2B transformation programme. Thomas will take up the role at FOS in the autumn.
Thomas replaces Nausicaa Delfas, who will stay on as interim chief executive and chief ombudsman until the autumn.
The financial services firm has hired Nathan Taylor as associate director of the UAE office.
Taylor was previously associate director at BKS Family Office in Jersey.
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
Sue Tummon has been named as sales development manager at the UK wealth manager, according to her Linkedin profile.
She was previously sales support officer at CGWM UK.
The fintech firm has hired Bryan Beeston as regional sales executive of Emea in a bid to bolster its UK business development team.
Before joining GBST, he spent six years at Dunstan Thomas as business development director, where he was responsible for new client acquisition and supporting product innovation.
The wealth manager has appointed Luke Powell as head of Sales for its sustainable DFM business.
He joins from JM Finn, where he has been business development manager for the last three years.
Tilney Smith & Williamson
The wealth management and professional services group has appointed Adrian Lowcock as investment communications director.
He was most recently head of personal investing at Wills Owen.
Julius Baer International
Nick West has been named as the firm’s first head of learning and development for the UK and Guernsey.
West was previously the head of learning and innovation at UK Finance.
The asset manager has recruited Christian Zeitler as head of Switzerland wholesale distribution.
He will join the firm on 1 September 2022.
Zeitler was previously head of sales at ResponsAbility Investments in Zurich.
Marnix van den Berge has been named head of the Benelux distribution team at the asset manager.
He will oversee the business development teams for Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Van den Berge joins Carmignac from Capital Group, where he led the distribution efforts in Benelux and the Nordics since 2014 and then took additional responsibility for France in 2016.
He is based in Luxembourg.