In the fast-moving world of international financial services, it is often difficult to keep track of who is where. Here is a summary
NAME: Grace Hibbert
To: Anglo Irish Trust Company
Grace Hibbert has joined Anglo Irish Trust Company (AITCL) as its new senior trust company administrator. She has worked for more than seven years in the insurance industry, including for Axa Isle of Man Services and Royal Skandia. Among her responsibilities at AITCL, Hibbert will help to develop its international pension plan.
NameS: Jonathan Bates, Patrick Edwardson and Iain McCombie
Promotion: Baillie Gifford
Three fund managers have been made partners of Baillie Gifford. Patrick Edwardson is manager of the Scottish American Investment Company while Iain McCombie is head of Baillie Gifford's mid and small-companies team. Jonathan Bates, who joined the firm in 1993, is in the North American investment department.
Name: Thomas Berk
Promotion: Brown Brothers Harriman
Thomas Berk has been appointed a partner of Brown Brothers Harriman. It brings the number of partners around the world to 40. Berk joined the firm in 1995 and in 2000 was promoted to managing director. The following year, he was named chief information officer.
Name: Brian Larcombe
To: F&C Asset Management
From: 3i Group
Having recently retired as chief executive officer at 3i Group, Brian Larcombe has joined the F&C Board as an independent non-executive director and a member of the company's remuneration committee. He succeeds Ken Inglis, who retires at the next annual general meeting. Philip Moore, group finance director, joins the board as a non-executive, non-independent director.
Names: Frank Ho and Jamie Lewin
Gartmore has made two additions to its Pacific and Emerging Markets equities team. Frank Ho, who has been Japanese technology analyst for the past two years, takes on responsibility for the wider Pacific and Emerging Markets technology universe. Jamie Lewin, who joined Gartmore in 2000, takes on responsibility for portfolio construction and stock research as well as continuing to work in the Strategic Research Unit.
Name: Paul Gaston
To: Goldman Sachs Asset Management
From: Fidelity Investments
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has appointed Paul Gaston as executive sales director with responsibility for UK asset management clients. Previously senior sales manager at Fidelity Investments, Gaston reports to Nick Phillips, head of UK, Scandinavia and Swiss third-party distribution.
Name: Hans Hamre
From: Standard & Poor's Fund Research
Multi-managers IMS has recruited Hans Hamre as director of research. He was previously research director at Standard & Poor's Fund Research. At IMS, his main responsibility will be working with the existing research team to develop and expand its fund manager coverage. Before joining Standard & Poor's Fund Research in 1996, Hamre worked at Commercial Union and Friends Provident Asset Management.
Name: Marco Grassi
To: Janus Capital Group
From: ING Investment Management Italia
Marco Grassi has joined Janus Capital Group as sales director for Italy. He was previously co-head of institutional sales for Italy at ING Investment Management. At Janus, Grassi will help develop third-party distribution channels for the firm's 16 Dublin-based World Funds that are authorised for public distribution in Italy. He reports to Alex Ricchebuono, regional sales director for Southern Europe at Janus.
Name: Thomas Döring
To: Janus Capital Group
From: Pioneer Fonds Marketing
Thomas Döring has been appointed sales director for German-speaking Europe at Janus. Döring will focus on further developing third-party distribution channels with retail banks, private banks and private client portfolio managers for Janus' range of 16 World funds authorised for public distribution in Europe. These are a series of Dublin-based funds offering retail and institutional investors a range of investment disciplines - from growth, value, core and risk-managed equities to Reits, investment-grade bonds, high-yield bonds and money markets. Döring will be based in Munich and report to Thomas Fleck, Janus regional director for German-speaking Europe.
Names: Marcus Leese and Philip Norman
Promotion: Ogier Group
Ogier Group has appointed two new partners. Marcus Leese has become partner of Ogier Group and Ogier & Le Masurier in Guernsey. Together with partner and head of the Guernsey office, William Simpson, Leese also leads Ogier's trust and administration services in New Zealand. Philip Norman has been named partner of the group in addition to continuing his role as a director of Ogier Fiduciary Services in Jersey.
Name: Torgny Eriksson
To: Platinum Capital Management
Torgny Eriksson has become a member of the Platinum Global Advisory Board. He is a senior partner at Booz Allen Hamilton. He also heads Advisio, a family-owned investment company, and is a board member of two listed companies - Rieber & Son in Norway and Mandator in Sweden.
Names: Olivier Gougeon and John Loveless
Promotion: SG Hambros
Olivier Gougen has been appointed group head of institutional fiduciary business at SG Hambros and has moved from London to the Bahamas. John Loveless has been named group head of private client fiduciary business while continuing his role as head of SG Hambros' Channel Island trust companies.
Names: David Masse, Stephen Gough, Simon Matthews, Kieran Curtis and Chris Perryman
To: Standard Asset Management
Standard Asset Management has made five additions to its investment team. David Masse has moved from Standard Bank as emerging market analyst. Stephen Gough and Simon Matthews have joined as high yield analysts from HSBC and Credit Suisse First Boston respectively. Kieran Curtis has come from Invesco Asset Management as an assistant portfolio manager and Chris Perryman joins from Morley Fund Management as an associate dealer.
Name: Andrew Brown
To: Thames River Capital
Andrew Brown has joined the board of Thames River Capital. He was appointed joint chief executive of Gartmore in 1997 before retiring in 1999. Brown is a non-executive director of Countrywide, Framlington Income and Capital Trust and the Children's Trust.
Names: Patrik Silfverling and Robert Elfstrom
To: Franklin Templeton Investments
From: Gartmore Investment Management
Patrick Silfverling has been recruited by Franklin Templeton Investments as head of Nordic sales, covering Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. He had the same role at Gartmore and now reports to Jamie Hammond, sales and marketing director, Northern Europe, at Franklin Templeton. Robert Elfstrom has also joined from Gartmore as sales manager of the same region. He will be responsible for retail distribution through generating third-party links and fund sales to institutions and financial advisers in the Nordic region.
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