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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 – Nov.17

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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.

Job Bank – Oct. 10

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The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 10, linked where possible to personal and company profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

CREDIT SUISSE
Laurent Charbonnier will join Credit Suisse as a Director on the Metals & Mining team in the EMEA Energy Group in the Investment Banking Department, starting in December, according to an internal memo. Charbonnier will move to Credit Suisse from UBS AG, where he most recently served as executive director and European head of steel, paper, packaging in global industrial group.

Job Bank – Oct. 9

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The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 7, linked where possible to personal and company profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

UBS INVESTMENT BANK
The Swiss investment bank said Janine McGrath Shelffo will join its Investment Banking Department (IBD) as a Managing Director in its Technology, Media and Telecommunications Banking group. Prior to this assignment, Shelffo was a managing director and senior coverage banker for the media sector at Lehman Brothers, where she worked since 2004.

Job bank – Oct. 8

The following are job changes within the financial industry for Oct. 7, linked where possible to personal profiles on LinkedIn.  To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail moves@thomsonreuters.com.

REED ELSEVIER PLC
The U.K.-based publisher has appointed Arnout van der Veer as Chief Risk Officer and he will be based in its London office. Van der Veer has headed that office’s corporate audit function for the past eight years.

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