Equitable Life appoints a new CEO in yet another busy week in financial services
Chris Wiscarson Lloyds - Equitable Life
Equitable LIfe has appointed former Lloyds Banking Group integration director Chris Wiscarson as its chief executive. He replaces Charles Thomson and will join the firm at the beginning of September.
Warren Shiels Gartmore
Gartmore has appointed Warren Shiels to the newly created position of head of intermediary sales. Shiels, who joined Gartmore in August 2000, will be responsible for the distribution of Gartmore's funds to IFAs, fund platforms and life companies.
Marion Williams Threadneedle - Julius Baer
Julius Baer is adding to its London asset management distribution team with the appointment of Marion Williams, who joins from Threadneedle. She will support the London sales team, promote the product range to UK clients and focus on third party relationships, such as fund platforms and distributors.
Clare Bryant New Star Asset Management - Mercer
Former New Star fund of funds manager Clare Bryant has joined investment consultancy Mercer as European equity researcher. Former Schroders investment product analyst Gareth Anderson has also joined the company to provide analytical support to the equity team.
David Wadsworth FISERV - Distribution Technology
Planning and sales technology provider Distribution Technology has appointed David Wadsworth as delivery director. David was previously EMEA delivery director for FISERV, the global financial services software firm, prior to which he worked at NatWest bank.
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