Lloyds Banking Group
David Gledhill will become Lloyds’ group chief operating officer, effective from August 2021.
He spent the last 11 years at DBS Bank in Singapore as group chief information officer and head of technology and operations.
Quilter Investment Platform
Executive director and managing director for UK distribution at the investment platform Scott Goodsir has left the company.
After spending seven years at the firm, he is taking a “break from financial services”, Goodsir said in a LinkedIn post.
C Hoare & Co
Diana Brightmore-Armour has become the private bank’s chief executive.
She was already part of the firm as a non-executive director since January 2020.
Most recently, she held the top job for UK and Europe at Australia & New Zealand Bank.
HSBC Retirement Services, part of HSBC Life, has hired Paul McBride as chief operating officer.
He joins from Capita, where he spent the last five years as head of risk and governance for the Atlas Master Trust.
McBride will be responsible for the day-to-day operations including the development and management of the digital provision and data management.
Julius Baer’s investment management subsidiary has made some changes to its senior management after it signed a co-operation agreement with independent asset manager Engadine Partners.
Marcello Sallusti, founder of Engadine Partners, will take on the role of chief investment officer at Kairos Investment Management, while retaining the same position at his firm.
Candriam’s chief executive Naïm Abou-Jaoudé has been elected president of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) for a two-year term.
At the general meeting, Peter Branner of APG Asset Management and Joseph Pinto of Natixis Investment Managers were elected vice-presidents as well.
James Hambro & Partners
The wealth manager has expanded its team with two senior hires.
Aaron McLoughlin joined as a financial planning director. He was previously at Rathbones, where he served as a senior financial planner.
Nick Ryder was named as business development director from Weatherbys Bank, where he worked for 20 years first as a non-executive director and then as head of investments.
The research house has bolstered its team with a double hire.
Ajay Vaid and Ibrahim Ishmail join as investment research analyst and investment research assistant, respectively.
Vaid was previously at Tilney, where he worked as an equity fund analyst for eight years.
Ishamil was an operational due diligence analyst within Barclays Wealth Management’s funds team.
The investment management firm is opening an office in Bath and has hired a team to run the operation.
Ian Bailey, head of office, and Rob Robson, senior investment manager, have joined to company to work alongside senior investment manager Dean Hodgson and business development manager Mike Topham.
The team will be made up of seven members of staff.
Bailey and Robson were both senior investment directors at Investec Wealth and Investment.
Tilney Smith & Williamson (TSW)
Chris Littlefair has joined the UK wealth manager’s West Sussex team as a financial planner.
He was previously at Aviva, where he spent three years as a financial adviser.