People Moves: Creechurch, Edmond de Rothschild AM, Broadridge, Cameron Hume, BCLP, T. Rowe Price, Dolfin, Deutsche Bank WM, InvestCloud

Pedro Gonçalves
People Moves: Creechurch, Edmond de Rothschild AM, Broadridge, Cameron Hume, BCLP, T. Rowe Price, Dolfin, Deutsche Bank WM, InvestCloud

Creechurch Capital, the Douglas-based boutique discretionary fund management firm, has appointed David Nixon to its board as a non-executive director. 

Nixon is well known in the Isle of Man's wealth management sector having held the position of managing director at Blackrock for seven years from 2001 before going on to a string of senior positions and directorships within the Island's insurance and investment sectors. Earlier in May the company appointed Miles Ashworth as its head of Private Wealth.

Edmond de Rothschild AM
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management has appointed Benjamin Melman as global chief investment officer Asset Management, in a series of in-house executive appointments. He will supervise all of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management's investment teams. He joins the group's asset management executive Committee, having previously worked as the CIO for Asset Allocation and Sovereign Debt.

Other appointments include Michaël Nizard as head of Asset Allocation & Sovereign Debt, Christophe Foliot and Jacques-Aurélien Marcireau as co-heads of Equity and Alain Krief, who joins the firm as head of Fixed Income.

Fintech company Broadridge announced the appointment of Samir Pandiri as president of Broadridge International.

Based in London, Pandiri will be responsible for Broadridge's rapidly growing Post-Trade Technology, Global Proxy, and Asset Management Data and Technology businesses outside of North America with a special focus on Europe and Asia. Most recently, Pandiri was Global CEO of BNY's Asset Servicing Division and a member of BNY Mellon's senior leadership team.

Cameron Hume
Cameron Hume Limited, the independent fixed-income manager has announced two key appointments to strengthen its board and executive management team. Senior investment actuary, Ravi Rastogi, joins the firm as corporate development director and Louise MacDonald as head of Compliance.

Rastogi will be responsible for strategic business development, client relationships and solution development across multiple institutional client segments and geographies.  MacDonald will oversee the delivery of the compliance and risk management programme for the firm. 

Global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) announced the hire of new Partners, John Conlin and Rod Chooramun, and an Associate, Jess Lever, that will join BCLP's growing international energy practice and be based in London.

Conlin and Chooramun advise clients across a wide range of jurisdictions on traditional energy mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactional matters, arrangements with host governments and NOCs, and traditional exploration and production matters.

T. Rowe Price
T. Rowe Price, the $1.08trn independent asset manager, has appointed Colin McQueen to its global equity team.

McQueen, who has almost 30 years of investment experience, joins from Sanlam Investments - formerly Sanlam FOUR - the UK-based asset management investment arm of Sanlam, the South African diversified financial services group. At Sanlam, McQueen led the global equity team, with portfolio management responsibility for two value-based global equity funds.

Dolfin, an independent wealth management platform, has appointed four new members to its Investment Committee. David Schneider and Kevin Sullivan have joined following the firm's recent acquisition of Falcon Private Wealth Ltd., Jaspal Sian and Phoebus Theologites have been members since April.

The Investment Committee is deliberately broad, composed of a team of investment professionals with long experience covering various mandates - including discretionary, advisory, UK Tier 1 investor visas, fund selection and private investment opportunities - and leveraging all asset classes and currencies.

Deutsche Bank WM
Deutsche Bank Wealth Management has announced Alistair Jex as head of Discretionary Portfolio Management UK, continuing a buildout in the UK market that started with the appointment of Michael Morley as CEO of the UK business in July 2017.

Jex was most recently head of Discretionary at Coutts where he worked since 2000. He was previously a Portfolio Manager at Gartmore from 1998 to 2000.

InvestCloud has named Will Bailey as chief strategy officer, with a focus on product expansion.

The newly-created role will see Bailey head up development on emerging product initiatives. This includes leading a strategic product team to apply the latest technology - from augmented intelligence to machine learning - across functions such as financial planning, client relationship management, and financial literacy. He will also take on the role of a client advisor, providing strategic support to InvestCloud clients.


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