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Job Bank – Oct. 31

October 31, 2008

The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Oct. 31, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

LINKLATERS
Law firm Linklaters elected Alberto Luzarraga as a partner in its corporate/mergers and acquisitions practice group in New York. Luzarraga joins from Shearman & Sterling.

JUPITER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT HOLDINGS LTD
The holding company for the Jupiter group of companies appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio as nonexecutive director. He was recently appointed as chief executive of Hermes Funds of Hedge Funds.

MULVANEY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LTD
The investment management company named Alistair McNaughton as chief legal officer. Prior to joining MCM, Alistair was deputy head of legal at Threadneedle and held senior legal positions at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Hill Samuel.

SHORE CAPITAL GROUP
The investment banking group appointed an Edinburgh-based team from Landsbanki Securities (UK)/ Teathers Ltd to spearhead the opening of an Edinburgh office for Shore Capital. The new recruits include Richard Sloss and Andrew Keith, who formerly worked together at Deutsche Bank AG. On the research side, David Phillips is joining to cover support services, particularly construction services.

NOMURA HOLDINGS INC
The Japanese bank named new regional line heads in its global investment banking operations. In Europe, Middle East and Africa, Christian Meissner and William Vereker will be appointed as heads of investment banking, and Yoshiyuki Numano will take on the position of co-head of investment banking. In Asia-Pacific, ex-Japan, Glenn Schiffman will be appointed as head of Asia-Pacific investment banking and Toshiyasu Iiyama as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking based in Hong Kong.

THB GROUP PLC

British specialist insurance broker said Frank Murphy will succeed the group’s current chief executive Vic Thompson, who plans to retire on April 30, 2009. Murphy is CEO of THB’s Lloyd’s broking operation, Thompson Heath & Bond Ltd.

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