Richard Beggs, head of UK
investment advisory at JP Morgan’s private banking business in London, resigned from the firm.
Standard Life Investments, the UK-based fund management
division of Standard Life appointed Rickey Thevakarrunai as fund analyst to
strengthen its multi-manager fund solutions team. Latterly, Thevakarrunai was
portfolio analyst at PIMCO, prior to which he worked at State Street Global
Standard Life Investments added Adam Rudd as an investment
director in the multi-asset team. Rudd previously worked for JP Morgan in New York. He reports to
Guy Stern, head of multi-asset fund management.
The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners brought in
Hélène Lewis, a British Virgin Islands private
client practitioner, to serve as chair of the international board for one year
from 1 December. She succeeded incumbent chair Michael Young TEP, who retired
from STEP’s board.
HSBC Global Asset Management named Andy Clark as its new UK
executive, succeeding Simeon Brown, who the firm said is leaving to pursue
other interests after 16 years at the group.
DWF, the UK
law firm, aded associate Jon Gould to its Newcastle
office in the private client team. Gould previously worked for Hay & Kilner
Solicitors in Newcastle and Linder Myers in Manchester. He has worked
with private clients for six years.
BlueBay Asset Management appointed Erich Gerth as global
head of business development in London.
Gerth, who is also a partner, leads BlueBay’s global sales and marketing
activities and sits on the management committee. He joined from Aviva
Investors, where he was chief executive of Asia-Pacific and global business
Legal & General Property, the property fund management
arm of the Legal & General insurance and investments group, appointed Bill
Page as business research manager. Page joined from Jones Lang LaSalle, where
he had headed its EMEA offices research team for seven years.
UK-based Duncan Lawrie Private Bank named banking director
Nigel Gautrey as managing director of its Isle of Man
business. Gautrey succeeded Alan Molloy, who left after 18 years, but who
remained with the firm for a handover period. Gautrey joined Duncan Lawrie
Private Bank Isle of Man as head of banking in 2000 and is also a director of
the bank’s fiduciary services company, Duncan Lawrie Offshore Services.
The wealth and investment management division of Barclays
recruited two veterans from Coutts - Mark Priestley and Michael Foy - for its London office. Priestley,
who joined as a director, had worked for Coutts for 25 years, spending the past
18 of these as a banker serving high net worth individuals.
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership took on Martyn Gilbey
as head of wholesale in London.
Gilbey reports to Francis Ghiloni, director of distribution and client
Brewin Dolphin appointed Alan Riddell as divisional director
in its Glasgow
office. Riddell was formerly a senior associate director at Speirs &
Jeffrey, having worked at the firm for 25 years.
MIG Bank appointed Paul Chrimes as chief operating officer of MIG Capital (Europe), its London-based subsidiary. Chrimes was latterly
chief executive of E*TRADE, a role he took up in 2010.