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Job Bank – Nov.17

November 17, 2008

The following financial services industry appointments were announced on November 17, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

The Asia-focused British bank promoted four members of its transaction-banking leadership team. It promoted Neil Daswani to regional head, Transaction Banking, for North Asia and Jiten Arora to regional head, Transaction Banking, South Asia. Daswani was earlier global head of Securities Services, while Arora was global head, Client Access. The bank also promoted Giles Elliott to global product head, Securities Services, and Neal Livingston to global head, Client Access. Daswani will be based in Hong Kong while the rest will based in Singapore.

CARPATHIAN PLC

The Central and Eastern Europe-focused property investment company said it appointed Rory Macnamara as its new chairman with immediate effect, replacing Rupert Cottrell, who stepped down.

AQUILINE CAPITAL PARTNERS LLC

The private equity firm hired Mark Graf as an investment professional. Graf was previously with Barrett Ellman Stoddard Capital Partners.

AIS FUND ADMINISTRATION

The hedge-fund administrator appointed Dominic Newland as vice president, sales. Newland was previously with Matrix-IMS LLP. He will be based in London.

CNINSURE INC

The insurance-intermediary company operating in China named Feng Jin as chief operating officer, effective immediately. He is also chief information officer and vice president of the company.

MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

The international law firm said Tony Grundy will join the firm’s Tokyo office as a partner, expanding its global capital markets practice. He was previously with Linklaters.

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