The latest moves in wealth and asset management from across Europe and the UK.
International law firm Withers has hired charity law and philanthropy specialist Philip Reed as a partner in its London office.
Reed joins Withers from Farrer & Co, where he was a counsel in the firm's charity and community team, working with domestic and foreign clients of all sizes, including major national groups. He has also acted as in-house legal advisor and company secretary for the Leonard Cheshire charity.
His practice includes advising charities and not-for-profit organisations on governance and strategic matters, mergers and restructuring, establishment and registration, trading and their relationships with non-charitable subsidiaries, tax, fundraising and regulatory issues. Alongside operational charities, his clients also include grant-making foundations, educational institutions and philanthropists.
Renaissance Asset Finance, the asset finance specialist arm of Arbuthnot Latham, has appointed Chris Stalley as its sales director. In his new role, Stalley will lead the sales division to drive RAF’s business development strategy.
Stalley has served in several high-profile leadership and business development roles. He joins RAF from BNP Paribas 3 Step IT, where he was the chief executive. Previously, he worked at Siemens and GE Capital.
Capital Group, overseeing more than $2.3 trillion in assets, has appointed Marta Zarraga as global chief information officer, in charge of technology and cyber security.
Zarraga, who has 25 years of industry experience, previously served as global CIO for Aviva - a role in which she also served at UK telco giants Vodafone and British Telecom.
The firm marks its 90th anniversary this year.