Inside views on the jobs market
The following financial services industry appointments were announced on November 18, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FARMERS GROUP, INC.
Paul Hopkins has been named chairman of the board of Farmers Group, Inc., a Los Angeles-based subsidiary of Zurich Financial Services Group. Hopkins is currently the chief executive officer of the firm and will be replaced by Bob Woudstra, currently the president and chief operating officer for Farmers Group, Inc.
Chris Walsh has been named executive vice president and chief banking officer of the Tustin, California-based Sunwest Bank.
Morgan Stanley has appointed Naresh Naik as an executive director and head of asset management for its Indian real estate unit.