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Job Bank – Nov.18

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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: moves@thomsonreuters.com.

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.

SUNWEST BANK

Chris Walsh has been named executive vice president and chief banking officer of the Tustin, California-based Sunwest Bank.

MORGAN STANLEY

Morgan Stanley has appointed Naresh Naik as an executive director and head of asset management for its Indian real estate unit.

Job Bank – Nov.10

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The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Nov.10, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC

Goldman Sachs has identified the six equity analysts fired by the company. Ousted are William Tanona, who covered companies such as JPMorgan Chase & Co; Deane Dray, who followed Honeywell International Inc; Charles Chon; Ajay Kejriwal; Lawrence Keusch and Peter Wahlstrom.

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