The international asset manager has named Tom Caddick as managing director of the international business.
He will lead the business from the 1 December 2022, taking over from Andrew Lodge, who retires in Q1 2023 after more than 25 years with the firm.
Caddick will continue to fulfil his current role as head of investments international in parallel.
Chartered Insurance Institute
Russell Higginbotham has been elected president of the CII for 2023.
He is chief executive of Swiss Re Solutions.
Higginbotham will work closely with current CII president and chief executive of Aston Lark, Peter Blanc, before he takes over on 1 January 2023.
Also, Ian Callaghan has been appointed to the role of deputy president. Callaghan is insurer relations director at Kingfisher Insurance.
Morningstar Wealth Platform
The platform has promoted Roopam Janda as director of operations, according to Linkedin.
Janda was previously head of implementation at the business.
Nisarg Trivedi has been named as head of third-party distribution for the Middle East.
Trivedi joins Amundi from Schroders in Dubai, where he has been a director since 2017.
The investment manager has hired Marie Lawrence as a DFM specialist within the distribution team, covering the south east of England.
Lawrence joins from Charles Stanley, where she worked as an intermediary sales manager covering Thames Valley and the West Midlands.
Linda Power has joined the wealth firm’s Channel Islands operation as investment director based in Jersey, according to her Linkedin profile.
She was investment counsellor at Nedbank Private Wealth International.
Vanessa Huang has joined the firm as director for financial intermediaries in Singapore and southeast Asia.
She was most recently the vice president of southeast Asia distribution sales at Franklin Templeton.
Elaine Kennedy has been named as managing director of the financial services provider’s Guernsey office.
She has been at Zedra since 2005.
Kennedy’s appointment comes alongside Nick Slinn’s, who has also been promoted to deputy managing director.
Slinn, who has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector, joined the firm in 2019 following the acquisition of Interben Trustees in Guernsey.
Nicola Brown will assume overall responsibility for the Share Incentive business, having been a key part of the Zedra Guernsey team for nearly 13 years.
Impax Asset Management
The specialist asset manager has named Viktoria von Kunow as director, business development, Nordics.
She joins Impax from BNY Mellon Investment Management, where she was director of Nordic distribution for four years.
The wealth manager has appointed Daisy Dupree-Loxton as head of wellbeing.
Dupree-Loxton joins from The Walt Disney Company, where she has been manager of wellbeing and mental health since 2019.
Nikko Asset Management
Marleen Barents-Jager has been named as business development director for the Benelux and Nordic regions.
She previously worked at Russell Investments and prior to that at Principal Global Investors, where she was responsible for sales in the Benelux and the Nordics.
Allspring Global Investments
The independent global asset management firm has bolstered its plus fixed income team with Sarah Harrison and Luigi Algisi.
Harrison joins as a senior portfolio manager from Morgan Stanley, where she was a credit portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley,
Algisi has been promoted to a portfolio manager and most recently served as a senior analyst for Allspring’s global fixed income research team.
The platform has appointed Gordon Wilson as chair.
He also chairs Ambassador Cruise Line and Virgin Experience Days, and previously chaired Interactive Investor.