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Dora Seow will become chief executive for Singapore, effective from 10 October.
She joins from Franklin Templeton where she spent over 20 years, most recently as country head for Singapore.
The UK-based mutual insurer hired David Hynam as chief executive, subject to regulatory approval.
He previously held a similar role at Bupa’s UK and global markets and Friends Life.
Hynam succeeds Mark Hartigan who decided to step down from the top job after two years in an interim role, and will leave the business at the end of September 2022.
The US asset management giant has expanded its senior team for Asia Pacific. Tomoko Ueda becomes Apac head of corporate strategy and development, while Aarti Angara takes on the role of Apac head of product.
Ueda joins from Nikko Asset Management where she was a senior corporate officer and global head of strategic planning and management information.
Angara was previously chief investment officer at Caravel Asset Management.
Paul Fidoe has taken on the position of business development director at the wealth management group, based in the firm’s Birmingham and Bristol offices.
He was previously at Barclays where he spent 22 years, most recently as business development manager for the wealth and investment management division.
Global retirement tech provider Smart named Eve Read as senior director of strategic delivery.
Most recently, she led the business delivery and customer engagement functions at the government’s defined contribution scheme, Nest.
The UK financial advice firm recruited Chris Watts as an associate director within its capital tax advisory team.
He joins from tax advisory firm ETC tax where he was for nearly two years in a similar role.
Global law firm Ogier has expanded its sustainable investment consulting team in Europe.
Dasha Kuts will become a senior manager within the team, based in Dublin.
She used to work as a consultant at impact investing advice firm Enabling Qapital.
The global investment manager has expanded its ETF sales team, with Martin Bechtloff and Lofti Ladjemi joining as senior ETF sales specialists in Dusseldorf and London, respectively.
Bechltoff used to work as a sales manager at HSBC Global Asset Management, while Ladjemi was at Tabula Investment Management where he was responsible for the ETF business in the UK.