A round-up of the latest positions for those in finance, covering investment markets worldwide
Isle of Man-based international consulting actuary Boal & Co has appointed Charles Butcher to its insurance software subsidiary Life-Base Ltd.
Butcher joins LifeBase UK as managing director from Scottish Widows, where he was senior manager. He will be based in Edinburgh.
Bo Ennerberg, finance director of Swedish insurance and asset management group Lansforsakringar (LF Insurance Group), has resigned to set up his own alternative investments firm, aiming to have the company fully operational by 1 September.
LF will be Ennerberg's first client, handing over management of its hedge fund and private equity assets.
The move means the majority of LF's assets are now managed externally as ABN Amro already deals with the bulk of its equity and fixed income assets under a 10-year agreement.
Investasure Financial Services has recruited John Meehan to its board and sales advisory team. Meehan joins from Lloyds TSB Independent Financial Advisers after 11 years.
Matt Lepine has left ABN Amro Fund Managers after two years to join Artemis Unit Trust Managers as regional sales manager for the North.
Swiss Life Asset Management (UK) has appointed Georgie Robertson as associate director ' client relations.
Robertson joins from Intrade, where she was sales manager. Her previous experience also includes work with BT Fund Management in Australia, where she looked after the group's largest institutional corporate mutual mastertrust clients.
In order to stabilise its leveraged buyout (LBO) activity, Duke Street Capital has appointed Martin Horne into its European LBO team. Duke Street Capital Debt Management hired Martin as associate director to make up a team of 10 executors of European LBO deals.
Karen Pringle has been hired as senior currency strategist for the London office of ANZ Investment Bank, (part of the Australia and New Zealand banking group).
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