People moves around the industry
Santander Private Banking expands in Jersey
Santander Private Banking is strengthening its private banking business in Jersey with two senior appointments.
Simon Hayward, joins the bank as head of treasury and Doug MacKenzie as head of private banking operations.
Hayward will lead the treasury function and in particular will ensure the efficient operation of the foreign exchange and fixed deposit services.
MacKenzie will be responsible for delivering efficient operational support, running the back-office functions.
Jefferies adds to European equity capital market team
Jefferies has appointed Reinout Koopmans (below) as a managing director and co-head of European equity capital markets within the firm’s investment banking division.
He will partner with David Weaver, head of European capital markets and president of Jefferies International, in leading the firm’s European equity capital markets business.
Koopmans has more than 16 years of experience in the industry. He joins from Deutsche Bank in London, where he spent ten years, and was most recently a managing director and head of equity capital markets for the natural resources sector.
He was previously head of equity capital markets for emerging markets. Before that, he worked for six years at McKinsey & Company in Germany and Asia.
In another development, Jefferies has appointed Sean Darby as global head of equity strategy, responsible for identifying global trends and potential opportunities in the equity markets.
He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office and will report to Steven Black, global head of equity research at the company.
Darby joins the firm from Nomura where he spent almost ten years, most recently as head of Asia strategy.
Lombard Odier IM names risk, operations and IT chief
Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed Philip Chew as head of risk, operations and information technology.
For more than 14 years, Chew helped build risk reporting, research and portfolio management systems at BlackRock, and for the past five years he was managing director of BlackRock Solutions.
Chew will be based initially at LOIM’s New York offices and then in Geneva. He will report to Hubert Keller, a Lombard Odier managing partner responsible for LOIM.
The firm’s unit of Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, managed more than $42bn on behalf of clients at the end of June 2011.
Douie returns to Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, the independent employee-controlled asset manager, has appointed Tom Douie as senior vice-president, head of intermediary Europe.
Douie will be responsible for developing the distribution of the company’s investment range throughout Europe’s intermediary channels.
He will also directly manage the London-based intermediary team and report locally to Dik van Lomwel, head of Europe and the Middle East.
Douie rejoins the firm from American Century, where he was head of European intermediary distribution and has previously held similar positions in the asset management divisions of Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers.