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Job Bank – Nov. 25

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The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Nov. 25, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

STANDARD CHARTERED PLC

UK-based lender Standard Chartered Plc appointed Ebenezer Essoka as chief executive officer of its operations in South Africa. Cameroon-born Essoka, currently CEO of Standard Chartered’s west African business, will succeed Chris Low with immediate effect.

NOMURA HOLDINGS INC

Nomura today said it has appointed David Bizer as Head of Global Markets Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa, effective immediately. Prior to his appointment, Bizer was head of fixed income sales for the same region at Lehman Brothers.

UBS

UBS Global Asset Management (Japan) Ltd appointed Susumu Okamura as president and representative director, effective immediately. Okamura was most recently head of the institutional marketing and products for UBS Global Asset Management (Japan).

Job Bank – Oct. 31

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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.

Job Bank – Oct. 24

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The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Oct. 24, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

CITIGROUP INC

Citigroup Inc has hired two former senior Lehman Brothers fixed income executives, according to internal memos obtained by Reuters. Andrew Morton, previously global head of fixed income at Lehman, has joined Citi as managing director and head of G10 rates, risk treasury, and fixed income finance. John Gallo, formerly global head of liquid market sales at Lehman, has joined Citi as managing director and head of North American sales across multiple asset classes.

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