Inside views on the jobs market
The following financial services industry appointments were announced on November 20, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEHMAN BROTHERS HOLDINGS
Bryan Marsal will take over as Chief Executive of Lehman Brother’s Holdings, Inc at close of business December 31, 2008 according to court testimony by Harvey Miller, an attorney representing the firm. At a U.S. bankruptcy court hearing in Manhattan today, Miller said the firm’s board of directors had approved the appointment. Marsal, who is currently the chief restructuring officer of the firm, will replace Richard Fuld as company CEO.
ONTARIO TEACHERS’ PENSION PLAN
Neil Petroff has been named Executive Vice-President, Investments and Chief Investment Officer of the Toronto-based Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’), replacing the retiring Robert Bertram, effective by year’s end. He is currently group senior vice-president of investments. Prior to joining Teachers’ in 1990, Bertram spent 18 years at Telus Corporation, formerly Alberta Government Telephone.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
David B. Yates has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategies Coordinator at the Hermitage, Pa-based First National Bank. Yates is also tapped to lead the bank’s private banking business segment. He will report to Vincent J. Delie, Jr., president of the banking group.