Sycomore Asset Management
The Generali Investments subsidiary has named Denis Panel as chief executive.
Panel recently served as global head of the multi-asset, quantitative and solutions (Maqs) division at BNP Paribas Asset Management.
Emeric Préaubert, co-founder of Sycomore AM, steps down from his operational role but remains a member of the supervisory board.
Christine Kolb and Cyril Charlot, co-founders of the firm and respectively head of business development and chief investment officer, will maintain their current responsibilities and functions.
The banking group has named Rehan Anwer as Singapore chief executive, subject to regulatory approval.
He will retain his current role as the chief executive of southeast Asia and head of southeast Asia investment banking and capital markets.
Anwer is succeeding Wong Chien Chien, who is leaving the bank to pursue other interests.
He joined Credit Suisse in March 2007 after almost 10 years at Deutsche Bank covering multiple Asia-Pacific markets.
In addition, Dominique Boer will take on the role of deputy Singapore chief executive, in addition to her current role as the chief executive of SymAsia Foundation and wealth management market group head for Singapore and the Singapore booking centre.
Boer has over 30 years of experience in banking and has been with Credit Suisse since 2015.
The financial services provider appoints Matthew Abbott to the newly created role of global head of sales operations.
Prior to joining IQ-EQ, Abbott was director and global head of sales and client enablement for HSBC Securities Services.
The UK asset manager has appointed David Morcher as head of collectives, effective immediately.
He joins Avellemy from Saunderson House, where he was a senior member of the company’s investment team, a voting member on its investment committee, and was responsible for heading fixed income collectives research.
The financial services provider has appointed Paul Spendiff as head of business development for global funds.
Spendiff joins Ocorian from FundRock, where he was global head of strategic development.
The wealth manager has boosted its Fareham office with the appointments of Sean Sims and Bruce Davison as wealth planning director and senior wealth planner, respectively.
They will report to Mike Mason, head of the Fareham office.
Sims joins from Sims Financial Planning, a Southampton-based business which he founded over 25 years ago. Davison joins from NFU Mutual, where he was a financial adviser.