People Moves: Northern Trust, Aviva Investors, Premier Assurance Group
Chicago-headquartered Northern Trust has expanded its transition management team with another key appointment of Mike Mahoney as a transition manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Mahoney reports to Craig Blackbourn, who was appointed as head of transition management for EMEA in January 2017.
Based in London, he will focus on transition management services for insurance companies and financial institutions across the region. He will be responsible for all aspects of the transition event life cycle, encompassing assignment origination, relationship management, execution strategy and end-to-end project management.
Mahoney joins from State Street Global Markets where he was a transition manager and portfolio trader for the last eight years.
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has appointed Adeline Ng as head of Asian fixed income and Alice Wu as analyst, Asian fixed income. Based in Singapore, they join the company December 11.
Adeline Ng reports to Dan James, global head of fixed income, and will be responsible for leading the fixed income business in the region; ensuring broad coverage of local rates, foreign exchange and credit to feed into Aviva’s globally-integrated investment process.
Alice Wu will report to Ng, and will be responsible for further development of regional credit research, aligned to Aviva Investors’ global corporate research platform.
Prior to this, Ng was head of Asian fixed income at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNP AM) between 2008 and October 2017. She joined BNP AM in December 2001 as a portfolio manager, and held the position of head of Singapore fixed income from 2005 to 2008. She has also worked for John Hancock International and OUB Asset Management.
Wu previously worked at BNP AM between April 2014 and October 2017, initially as a portfolio analyst before being promoted to fixed income analyst in March 2016.
Premier Assurance Group
Premier Assurance Group (PA Group), global insurance company, has appointed Federico Laureti (pictured below) as its marketing manager.
Laureti joins the Coral Gables based company, after more than a decade of experience in the medical and international insurance industry.
In his new role, Laureti will be responsible for developing and managing global marketing strategies and processes for PA Group brands, products and market segments in Latin America and Asia. He will also develop corporate marketing plans for all PA Group business units.
Prior to joining PA Group, Laureti was a marketing consultant with CarePlus Health Plans and managed the creative development, production and distribution of marketing and sales enrolment materials for the firm. Before that, he was an international marketing executive with Best Doctors, and managed all marketing efforts and accounts for Latin America.