The parent company of RL360, International Financial Group Limited (IFGL), has hired two senior staff members to fill major news roles.
Sue-Ann Ind has joined as group risk director, while Donald McLeod takes on the role of RL360’s chief actuary.
As group risk director, Sue-Ann will take responsibility for risk, legal and compliance across all of IFGL’s companies. She joins from Old Mutual Plc in the UK, where she was risk and compliance director.
Sue-Ann is a chartered accountant and executive director with over 25 years’ experience in global FTSE50 financial services, including a number of senior roles working with boards, executive management and regulators.
While Donald McLeod, RL360’s chief actuary, will report to appointed actuary Alistair Brogden and together they will shape the Group’s actuarial functions as it looks to the future and the acquisition of Friends Provident International. He has joined from Scottish Friendly Assurance in the UK, where he was head of actuarial.
Originally from Stornoway in the Western Isles of Scotland, Donald began his career in 1998 at Standard Life, where he remained for 12 years before moving to Hymans Robertson. Two years later he moved into the role of chief actuary and head of investments at Scottish Friendly.
Indosuez Wealth Management
Indosuez Wealth Management, the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole Group, has hired Julien Collin as head of markets, investment and structuring in Singapore.
In this role, Collin is responsible for providing global asset allocation advice, investment solutions and recommendations dedicated to Indosuez Wealth Management’s ultra-high net worth clients, serviced by Singapore-based relationship managers.
Collin began his banking career in 2007 when he joined Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank in mergers & acquisitions and later the general inspection division carrying out strategic assignments related to activities in Europe, the UK, the US and various Asian countries.
In 2014, he joined Indosuez Wealth Management as head of markets and investment solutions in Paris.
His strong performance in growing the business and management of strategic projects saw his relocation to Singapore In July 2017 Collin relocated to Singapore to take up the position of acquisition programme director for Indosuez.
Janus Henderson Investors has appointed two investment analysts, Tom O’Hara and Tom Lemaigre to the European Equities team. They will both report to John Bennett, head of European equities.
O’Hara joins from Exane BNP Paribas where he was vice president responsible for analysing the metals, mining and steel sector. He has more than 10 years’ experience working in financial markets, including positions at Redburn and Citigroup.
Lemaigre joins from RWC Partners, where he was an investment analyst responsible for fundamental bottom-up research of Pan-European Equities, specifically consumer sectors. Prior to this he worked at Redburn.
O’Hara joins Janus Henderson on 16 May 2018 and Lemaigre on 10 July 2018.
Saxo Bank, a Fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, has announced that Vitali Butbaev will rejoin the bank in the role of chief executive officer for Central and Eastern Europe.
Butbaev joins Saxo Bank from Velstand Capital, where he was chief executive and founder. Prior to this, he worked with Saxo Bank for 13 years. During his first stint at Saxo Butbaev was regional head of CEE & Russia for seven years. He has also held various sales positions for Saxo Bank’s retail, HNW and institutional clients.
In his new role, Butbaev will assume overall responsibility to grow and develop the business and client base in the CEE region. Furthermore, he is tasked to ensure alignment and execution of global strategic priorities and make Saxo Bank first choice for traders, investors and wholesale clients.