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Manager Moves and Appointments

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FPL makes two key appointments

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 06:00

FIX Protocol Limited (FPL), has appointed Justin Stephan, Director of Trading Applications at Wellington Management Company, as the new Co-Chair of the FPL Global Steering Committee, the group responsible for driving FPL’s strategy worldwide. Greg Wood meanwhile, Vice President of Advanced Execution Services, Credit Suisse, has joined other senior market participants as a FPL Director. FPL’s Directors provide fiscal and legal oversight, and guide the organisation to ensure it continues to achieve on-going financial stability.   »


ICAP recruits Gary Pettit and 25 former MF Global staff

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 14:00

Interdealer broker ICAP has appointed Gary Pettit to the new position of Global Head of Financial Futures and Options. Pettit was formerly Global Head of Futures and Options at MF Global. »

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Morgan Lewis makes new partner hire in London

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 10:00

Morgan Lewis has appointed private funds lawyer Noel Ainsworth as a partner in its Business & Finance practice in the London office. He will join Morgan Lewis in the New Year from the London office of Simmons and Simmons. »

Joel Gantcher, Managing Director, Head of Manager Research

Alternative Investment Group names Joel Gantcher as Head of Manager Research and Sam Sussman as Head of Investment Strategy

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 06:00

Alternative Investment Group, a USD1.5 billion alternative investment management firm that invests globally in long/short equity strategies, has appointed Joel Gantcher (pictured) as Managing Director, Head of Manager Research, and Samuel Sussman as Managing Director, Head of Investment Strategy, effective 5 January, 2012. Both Gantcher and Sussman will become members of the firm's Investment Committee. »

Jon Aisbitt, Chairman of Man Group

Man makes board change

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 15:53

Ruud Hendriks, a non-executive director of Man Group, has been appointed as non-executive Chairman of the firm’s Institutional Department and will step down from the Board. Ruud’s change of role will be effective from 1 December, 2011. »


Meredith Jones joins Rothstein Kass

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 06:00

Professional services provider Rothstein Kass has appointed Meredith Jones as a Director. In this newly created role, Jones is responsible for generating research and content on the alternative investment industry by and on behalf of Rothstein Kass. She will provide strategic consulting services to Rothstein Kass clients and bring her business development skills to the firm. »

Yuri Kashkin, Lawyer, Conyers Dill & Pearman

Conyers announces double hire

Wed, 30/11/2011 - 14:00

Conyers Dill & Pearman has hired Russian lawyer Yuri Kashkin (pictured) in its Moscow office and litigation lawyer Ben Hart in its Cayman Islands office, as the firm continues to grow its global practices. »

Men shaking hands

Direxion names new senior sales director for Mid-South region

Mon, 28/11/2011 - 15:29

Alternative investment provider Direxion has named Harold W Clemons as its new Senior Sales Director for the Mid-South region. »


Isle of Man Fund Management Association appoints Ian Morley as London representative

Fri, 25/11/2011 - 06:00

The Isle of Man Fund Management Association (FMA) has appointed Ian Morley as the Isle of Man’s London representative for funds in a bid to further strengthen its commitment to attracting new UK and international business towards the Island. »

Anthony Belchambers, chief executive, FOA

FOA enhances regulatory team

Thu, 24/11/2011 - 16:32

The Futures and Options Association (FOA) is enhancing its regulatory resources with the appointment of Blake Stephenson as Manager, Regulation, with effect from 28 November. Stephenson joins the FOA from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) where he was part of the exchange supervision team. He is also a qualified solicitor. »

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