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Tech firm names group CEO, as advice company hires commercial director


Bravura Solutions

Andrew Russell has been appointed as group chief executive and managing director of the company, effective immediately.

Russell has been interim chief executive since 19 June 2023 while the board undertook a global external executive search for a permanent chief executive.

He replaces Libby Roy, who stepped down as chief executive and managing director on 19 June 2023.

Hoxton Capital Management

The advice group has named Matt Tailford as commercial director, a role he will take up at the firm’s Dubai office.

Tailford was most recently at Sovereign Group, where he was director of Sovereign Wealth in Dubai.

State Street

Julian Salisbury will join the company as partner and co-chief investment officer in 2024.

He is currently Goldman Sachs Asset and Wealth Management chief investment officer.

Canada Life Asset Management

The asset manager has appointed Paul Pugh as head of strategic alliances to strengthen its distribution team.

Pugh brings more than 25 years’ worth of experience to his new role, having previously worked as head of strategic partnerships at AJ Bell and having held similar positions at Legal & General Investment Management and Premier Asset Management.

Janus Henderson

The global asset manager has named Mike Haslam as director of sales enablement.

Haslam joins Janus Henderson from Barclays Wealth, where he spent the last 13 years and was responsible for promoting third party mutual fund offerings, ETFs and in-house funds across fixed interest, equity and commodity funds to bankers across the UK and EMEA.

Quilter Investors

The multi-asset investment business of Quilter has enhanced its responsible investment team with two hires.

Jonathan De Pasquallie has joined as a responsible investment analyst from KPMG in the Crown Dependencies, where he provided investors with environmental, social and governance (ESG) due diligence as well as assisting them with approaches to climate risk and decarbonisation strategies.

Meanwhile, Chris Wu has joined the business as a responsible investment quantitative analyst. Wu was most recently a research officer at the London School of Economics and has a decade of experience in applied data science.

Boston Multi Family Office

Amanda Potter has been promoted to director – risk and compliance, having previously held the position of head of Rrisk and compliance.

Lisa Whear now steps into the role of senior manager – statutory.

She joined Boston in 2020 as part of the IQE acquisition.

Spring Capital Partners

The independent funds distribution partner to boutique asset managers has appointed Peter Slack to the position of regional sales manager.

Based in Manchester, Slack joins Spring Capital from T Rowe Price, where he worked for seven years, with responsibility for developing relationships with discretionary fund managers and investment intermediaries in the north of England and Ireland; he had earlier been responsible for Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Northern Ireland.

Alexforbes Offshore

Alexis Leech has been promoted to director of client services and new business enablement.

She has built her career over 20 years with Alexforbes where she started as an accounts administrator. She has worked in a variety of roles and developed her skillset significantly during that time from finance to pension administration, and latterly client servicing, where she has held senior management positions.

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