A round-up of the latest positions for those in finance, covering investment markets worldwide
JO Hambro Capital Management has appointed Catherine Ribakow as marketing manager, reporting to Andrew Smelt, head of sales and marketing. Ribakow joins from Portfolio Fund Management, prior to which she was with intermediary Hargreaves Landsdown.
Nicola Pease, the group's chief executive, said: 'Ribakow brings valuable marketing experience which will further strengthen our marketing effort as we plan our entry into the investment funds arena in the autumn.'
Jasmin has appointed Marian Kostuch as a non-executive director. Kostuch had worked for ICL since 1983, rising through the ranks from management trainee to service director and general manager, major accounts, where he was responsible for key customers and large outsourcing contracts with an aggregate value of some £140 million.
Jasmin chairman, Roger Plant, commented: 'His experience in operating and controlling major contracts within the IT industry will be valuable as we move into the implementation stage of our major Highways Agency contract to provide new roadside emergency telephones.'
Fully listed and a member of TechMARK, Jasmin is based in Nottingham. Its activities include the design and production of a range of IT and electronics-based products and systems for the transport, defence and security markets.
Nicholas Gilodi-Johnson has been appointed to the board of Kleeneze as non-executive director.
He is the son of Bob Johnson, the group's founder and executive chairman until his death on 10 August 2001.
Gilodi-Johnson has not been a director of any other publicly quoted company over the past five years.
Clerical Medical has confirmed the appointment of four new members to its financial planning team, bringing the total number to 17.
Specialising in tax and financial planning will be Christine Wakerley and Neil Edwards.
Wakerley joins from KPMG, with particular expertise in dealing with high net worth individuals, partnership and the self-employed.
Edwards joins from HLB Kidson, where he dealt with a diverse portfolio of high net worth individuals, professionals, the self-employed, trusts and estates.
Specialising in trust and estate planning will be Nikisha Patel and Elizabeth Duffy.
Patel joins from Clifford Chance, where she was a paralegal, and Duffy has been recruited from Sun Life International (IoM), with wide experience in sales support and international sales.
Sue Leech, head of financial planning at the group, said, 'Our new recruits will enable us to maintain and build on our existing reputation for market-leading guidance across the financial planning spectrum.'
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