Wells Fargo & Company have announced that Kristi Mitchem has been appointed president, chief executive officer, and head of Wells Fargo Asset Management, a division of Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management Group (WIM).
Nomura have appointed Takashi Miwa as Chief Economist, Japan, effective May 1, 2016.
Michael Saunders, an economist at the investment bank Citigroup, has been appointed to the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee.
BNY Mellon has appointed Richard Gill as head of its Markets business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Gill will lead the regional business strategy and have overall responsibility for managing Markets within EMEA. He will report to Michelle Neal, president of BNY Mellon Markets.
Mizuho International, the London-based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group has appointed Christel Aranda-Hassel as Chief European Economist.
Standard Life Wealth, the discretionary fund manager, has announced the appointment of Gair Brisbane as Senior Client Portfolio Manager based in Edinburgh. Reporting to Mike Connor, Head of the Edinburgh Office, Brisbane will have responsibility for managing the investment portfolios for charity clients.
Mizuho Bank Americas has announced the appointment of Andrew Dewing as Managing Executive Officer and Head of North American Banking. In his new role, Dewing will lead an integrated team of coverage, advisory and product bankers to deliver Mizuho’s expanding product suite to North American clients.
Deutsche Bank has announced that its Management Board has decided to create an expanded Global Governance function which will bring together a number of existing functions and teams.
Former Standard Life chief executive David Nish is to join the board of HSBC.
Axa chairman and chief executive Henri de Castries will retire on 1 September, after 27 years at the group and nearly 17 years at the helm.
Credit Suisse has announced the opening of its new office in Osaka, adding to its existing Tokyo and Nagoya offices.
London – Mizuho International plc ('Mizuho International') has announced four senior appointments to its European Primary Debt Markets team headed by Managing Director and Executive Committee member, Melanie Czarra.
Lazard has announced that Peter R. Orszag will join the firm as a Managing Director and a Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, effective May 16. Based in New York, Orszag will advise clients on mergers and acquisitions and other financial and strategic matters.
Barclays Wealth has announced the appointments of Amaury Hendrickx as Director, and Jad Fadl as Vice President in the Strategic Solutions Group.
Mizuho Bank Americas has appointed Rich Gallivan as Managing Director and Head of Technology Media & Telecom (TMT) Investment Banking for its North American banking business.
Anke Sahlén (48) and Daniel Kalczynski (48) will jointly manage Deutsche Bank Wealth Management (WM) in Germany, effective immediately. As Co-Heads they will pursue the goals of developing WM into the leading trusted expert advisor to wealthy clients and advancing Deutsche Bank’s market leadership in its home market.
Nomura has expanded its Latin American Foreign Exchange coverage under the leadership of David Steck, Managing Director, Nomura Securities International, and newly-appointed Global Head of FX Sales.
Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Securities USA, the U.S. corporate and investment banking subsidiaries of the Mizuho Financial Group, have announced the hiring of three senior debt capital markets and two senior corporate finance executives from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
Evercore have announced that Dimitrios Georgiou has joined the Firm’s Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director. Georgiou will be based in London and will focus on advising clients on M&A and capital-raising assignments in the Industrials and Services sectors.
The deputy governor of the Bank of England has quit after just two years in one of the most prominent central banking roles.
Stifel Financial Corp have announced three senior hires in its Investment Banking Group. Chris Gibson and Sameer Parasnis have joined Stifel as Managing Directors, and Chris Steddum has joined as a Director.