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Job Bank – Sept. 24

September 24, 2008

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The following are job changes within the financial industry for September 23, linked where possible to profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

SOCIETE GENERALE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING
The French bank has hired Kelly Broadhurst as a senior institutional sales person, to market equity derivatives to U.S. long-only asset managers. Broadhurst was previously at UBS in a similar role.

BANK OF AMERICA CORP
The bank replaced Andrew Gissinger of Countrywide Financial Corp with one of its own long-serving executives, Craig Buffie. Click here for the full story.

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
The bank appointed Doug McGregor and Mark Standish as co-chief executives of RBC Capital Markets, effective Nov. 1. McGregor will be based in Toronto and Standish will be based in New York.

PIONEER INVESTMENTS
Investment management firm Pioneer has hired Sylvain Ghisoni as head of distribution for the French, Belgian and Luxembourg markets. Ghisoni will be responsible for fund of funds, private banking, structured products and regional banking customers. He was previously senior relationship manager at Fortis Investments.

BBU BANK
The community bank appointed Rafael Saldana as president and chief executive. Saldana was previously with R-G Crown Bank.

KLEINWORT BENSON
The private bank appointed Alexandre Pigault as Head of Alternative Assets Research. Pigault joins Kleinwort Benson from Blue Oak Capital.

FORESTERS FRIENDLY SOCIETY
The society hired Kevin Dann, previously with Alliance Trust Plc <ATST.L>, as its new chief executive effective immediately. He will be based in Southampton.

BLUE STAR CAPITAL PLC

The Seed Capital firm said it appointed director Richard Leaver as chief executive replacing Haresh Kanabar, who stepped down with immediate effect.

GREENPARK CAPITAL
The secondaries specialist hired Robert Savage as an Investment Director based in London. Savage was a consultant in the private equity industry earlier.

(Compiled by Amiteshwar Singh in Bangalore and Elinor Comlay in New York)

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