By Andrew Cowan Chris Burgess has been appointed group head of e-business at Baring Asset Management...
By Andrew Cowan
Chris Burgess has been appointed group head of e-business at Baring Asset Management. Burgess will lead the development and implementation of Baring Asset Management's e-business strategy on a group-wide basis. Burgess joins Barings from PriceWaterhouseCoopers Management Consultants where he had been a Principal Consultant specialising in e-business projects and investment management clients.
Barings further strengthened its team with Martin Ortving joining as director of European Sales and Client Service, for the Scandinavian region. Ortving joins from Unibank, of Denmark, where he spent 12 years, latterly as chief portfolio manager with responsibility for developing business in Denmark.
Lombard Odier has announced four appointments. David Boardman has joined as the group head of fixed income business. Boardman will be responsible for developing and managing the group's existing fixed income business, and further positioning Lombard Odier's fixed income expertise among institutions and mutual fund promoters. Boardman joins the group from West AM (West LB Asset Management) where he was head of global currencies.
Chris Jeffery has been named senior UK equity investment manager reporting to Neil Worsley, director, head of European equities. He joins Lombard Odier after 19 years at Hill Samuel Asset Management where he held various positions on their UK and pan-European equity desks, gaining substantial experience in the management of their institutional and mutual funds briefs.
Steve Muphy has been appointed as government bond analyst, fixed income, reporting to Jonathon Cunliffe, senior investment manager, fixed income. Murphy's responsibilities will include analysing government bond markets and generating short-term market perspectives and recommendations.
Richard Banks has been appointed manager, client servicing, reporting to Sally Marshall, director, head of institutional marketing and client servicing. His primary responsibility will be to support Marshall in developing and maintaining Lombard Odier's London-based institutional client relationships and consolidating liaisons with consultants.
Following the merger of CGU and Norwich Union, Norwich Union Investments Fund (NUIF) announced details of its strengthened specialist sales force. Joining the team will be Pavan Varma and Andrew Thompson.
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