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Job Bank – Nov.4

November 4, 2008
The following financial services industry appointments were announced on November 4, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail
William Curley and Anthony Viscardi, along with four other FIG specialists, have joined the firm’s global banking division in the Financial Institutions Group, responsible for mortgage finance sector coverage. All six hires were formerly at Lehman Brothers. Matthew Monahan has been hired as a director, Peter Salwin and Daniel Zimbaldi have been hired as vice presidents, and Brendan Sheldon has joined as an associate.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has hired the former chief risk officer of Bear Stearns Cos, Michael Alix, to advise on bank supervision. Alix, whose appointment was effective Nov 3, will serve as a senior adviser to William Rutledge in the Bank Supervision Group.Alix was at Merrill Lynch & Co before joining Bear Stearns in 2006.
The investment company said it appointed Karl Jentoft as marketing director, with immediate effect. Prior to joining Octopus, Jentoft was chief executive and founder of City Living Ventures, a Washington DC real estate development company.

The global asset management arm of The Bank of New York Mellon Corp said it appointed Thomas Connolly as managing director, head of asset management for the Middle East region. Connolly joins from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.


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