People Moves: HSBC, Clermont, Expatriate Group, Franklin Templeton, Unigestion, LGIM, Indosuez

Pedro Gonçalves
People Moves: HSBC, Clermont, Expatriate Group, Franklin Templeton, Unigestion, LGIM, Indosuez


HSBC has announced Sue Fox as its new CEO  in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. The appointment will be effective on 1 February 2019, subject to regulatory and other approvals.

Fox, pictured, who has been with the HSBC Group for more than 30 years and held a number of senior positions in the UK and overseas. She is currently CEO of M&S Bank - which is part of the HSBC Group - and has steered the business through its first mainstream current account and mortgage range over the past four years.

Clermont Group

The Clermont Group announced that it has appointed Thuy Anh Vu as its Country Head for Vietnam. Vu, previously a Vice President with the Singapore-based group, will lead an investment team that has been charged with the company's expansion plans in the country, particularly into the healthcare and financial services industries.

Vu's appointment follows the opening of the Clermont Group's office in Ho Chi Minh City, signalling the company's belief in Vietnam's long-term prospects.

Expatriate Group

Expatriate Group, the  international provider of insurance services, based in the UK, with customers in over 180 countries around the world,  have appointed Amanda Giscos as new head of International Business Development. 

She is an experienced business development manager, who has been working as a financial services professional for nearly 20 years, with a track record in marketing and distributing of a wide range of financial planning vehicles in independent, tied and intermediary positions. She started her career  in 1997 as an IFA, within a UK network.

Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton Investments has announced a raft of changes to its Fixed Income Group (FTFIG) and Templeton Global Macro (TGM) strategies.

Sonal Desai has been confirmed as FTFIG's CIO, replacing Chris Molumphy who retires at the end of the year after 30 years with the firm. Calvin Ho will co-run the strategies alongside TGM CIO Michael Hasenstab once he takes over Desai's role as director of research, effective 31 December, which was announced in September.
Unigestion has hired Dominik Kremer from Columbia Threadneedle Investments as head of business development. Kremer will join Unigestion in February 2019 and will be responsible for the firm's global business development strategy. He will also sit on the firm's executive committee. 
Previously Kremer worked as head of institutional (EMEA and Latin America) and co-head of distribution at Columbia Threadneedle having joined the firm in June 2013. 

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has hired Annacarla Dellepiane from State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) as head of ETF capital markets.

Dellepiane will be responsible for the implementation and execution of trades across the firm's ETF range working closely with market makers, broker-dealers, trading venues and data providers.


Mathieu Ferragut has been appointed as chief executive officer of CFM Indosuez Wealth, a subsidiary of Indosuez Wealth Management Group based in Monaco.

Ferragut joins from Indosuez Wealth's Americas subsidiary. He has held various roles at CA Indosuez Wealth (Miami) before being appointed chief executive officer of that office in 2008