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Job Bank – Oct. 30

October 30, 2008

The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Oct. 30, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please email

London Stock Exchange on Thursday appointed former Lehman banker John Wilson as chief executive of Baikal and promised to announce a revised plan for the pan-European nondisplay, or ‘dark pool’ platform in a few weeks.

Bank of New York Mellon said it hired Richard Brown as managing director and head of international payment and trade services for Asia. Brown, who most recently worked at Bank of America, will be based in Hong Kong.

BB&T Corp
BB&T Corp, a large U.S. Southeast regional bank, said it will promote Chris Henson to chief operating officer on Jan, 1, and Daryl Bible will succeed Henson as chief financial officer.

The investment banking boutique hired Les Fabuss as a Senior Managing Director in its Advisory business. Fabuss comes to Evercore after a 25-year career at Lehman Brothers, where he most recently served as a Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking.

The financial services firm announced the promotion of Alan Wilkes and Neil Lalley to the positions of principal for the Wokingham and Guildford offices, respectively. Neil Lalley joined Punter Southall in 1997 and manages a portfolio of clients which includes both money purchase and final salary schemes. Alan Wilkes joined Punter Southall in 2002 and provides actuarial and consultancy services to a wide range of clients, holding a number of scheme actuary appointments.

The investment management firm named Carl Wilmore as account manager, responsible for sales to asset manager clients. Carl will report into Rod Aldridge, head of UK Retail Distribution, who recently joined Barings from Gartmore Investment Management.

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