David Jacob appointed as Interim CEO at GAM Holding AG

November 13th, 2018

After the departure of CEO Alexander Friedman from the Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG, David Jacob has been appointed by The Board as “interim group CEO and member of the Group Management Board”. Jacob has held multiple senior leadership positions at various asset management businesses and therefore has extensive industry experience. “Jacob’s immediate priority will […]

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Aymeric Forest joins Aberdeen Standard as Head of Multi-Asset

November 7th, 2018

Aymeric Forest has moved to Aberdeen Standard Investments as Global Head of Multi-Asset Investing, replacing Guy Stern, who is retiring next year. Forest will join the Investment Management business in February 2019. He was formerly Head of Multi-Asset Investments for Europe at Schroders. According to Aberdeen Standard Investments, there will be a phased handover period […]

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Ron Gillies appointed as Director of London IFAs

October 1st, 2018

HSBC Global Asset Management “have hired Ron Gillies as director of London IFAs as part of its sales team expansion.” HSBC GAM have made the appointment “to bolster its presence in the IFA Market”.  Gillies previously was at Alliance Trust Savings as Head of Sales, but left in May 2018 after joining in June 2016 […]

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Neuberger Berman hires 6-person European Bond Team

September 13th, 2018

Neuberger Berman hires European Bond team from BNP Paribas Asset Management. The team “consists of five portfolio managers and one quantitative analyst”,  and Patrick Barbe has been appointed to lead the team as the Global Head of Credit, based in Paris. Previously, Barbe was “chief investment officer of Euro Sovereign and Aggregate Fixed Income“, at BNP Paribas […]

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