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Job Bank – Oct 6

October 7, 2008

The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 3, linked where possible to personal and company profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

ELX
ELX, Electronic Liquidity Exchange, said it named Neal Wolkoff as its chief executive officer. The futures exchange said Wolkoff most recently served as chairman and chief executive of the American Stock Exchange and previously as chief operating officer and executive vice president of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

SOCIETE GENERALE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING
The French bank named Francis Repka and Benoit Riehl as chief country officers for Germany and Austria, respectively. Repka previously headed the bank’s fixed income, currency and commodities division for Asia, excluding Japan, and Riehl headed its media and telecommunications sector for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

ALLIANCE TRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT
The subsidiary of Alliance Trust Plc appointed Tom Pearson as director and head of UK retail sales, effective Oct. 13th. Pearson is currently director, financial institutions group, at Jupiter.

HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP INC
The U.S. insurer appointed Greg McGreevey executive vice president and chief investment officer of the company, and president of its subsidiary Hartford Investment Management Co.

CAMBRIDGE PLACE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The fund manager appointed Stephen White chief investment officer for Europe. White was previously with Morgan Stanley as a managing director.

ARBUTHNOT BANKING GROUP PLC
The investment bank appointed James Cobb group finance director. James Cobb joins from Citigroup and will join the board on Nov. 1.

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