Pioneer Investments, the asset management division of Italian banking group UniCredit, added two senior investment professionals to its European fixed income team in Dublin.
Vianney Hocquet joined Pioneer as a corporate portfolio manager from BNP Paribas, where he was a credit trader on the fixed-income proprietary desk. Before this he was a quantitative analyst intern with Societe Generale based in Toyko and New York. He reports to Tanguy Le Saout, head of European fixed income.
Russia’s Sberbank Private Bankin continued its run of hires with the appointment of Vasiliy Sofiyskiy as managing director and head of its ultra-high net worth client group.
Sofiyskiy joined from Credit Suisse, where he had worked since 2007 as a director and investment partner of a group overseeing major private clients in both Zurich and Moscow.
Henderson Property, the £12.4 billion (about $20 billion) property business of Henderson Global Investors, appointed James Ellis as an assistant portfolio manager on its German property team.
Based in Frankfurt, Ellis will measure the performance of, and analyse, the AUB Opportunity III and the Henderson German Logistics funds.
He joined from Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked on the valuation and advisory team in Frankfurt.
Credit Suisse’s markets group for the Channel Islands, Gibraltar and Singapore appointed Marvin Cartwright as head of private banking, Gibraltar, effective immediately.
Cartwright reports - jointly - to Richard Algar as head of market group for the Channel Islands, Gibraltar and Singapore, and to Kerry Blight, chief executive of Gibraltar on a regional basis.
He brings more than 17 years of experience to the role, working in the Gibraltarian and related sectors. He joined Credit Suisse from Royal Bank of Scotland, where he performed a number of senior management roles, most recently as country head.
Sberbank Private Banking, the newly-launched division of the Russian banking group Sberbank, appointed Anna Tokaeva as managing director, head of group.