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Job Bank – Oct. 7

By Reuters Staff
October 7, 2008


The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 7, linked where possible to personal and company profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail

U.S. money management firm BlackRock Inc appointed John Athill to its UK institutional account management team as a director. He joins BlackRock from Schroders, where he was a client director for UK Institutional Pension Funds.

The investment bank said Christopher Cooke will join the firm as a managing director in its recently formed Fund Placement Group. Cooke, previously at Lehman Brothers, will be based in London.

The fund manager named Nick Ring to the newly created role of global head of product. Ring previously held the position of head of Northern Trust International Wealth Management.

Stanford Group Co, a member of the Stanford Financial Group said Jeff Ricks and Michael DeGolier  have joined Stanford’s Austin Private Client Group office as vice presidents/financial advisors. Stephanie Lewis has joined the company as a client service associate. Ricks and DeGolier join from Banc of America Investment Services Inc in Austin.

The U.S. investment bank specializing in mid-cap companies appointed Cedric Fontenit as senior vice president in its European Corporate Finance team.

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