Puma signs UK rap star for social role. It has appointed Professor Green as its first “social ambassador”, in a role that will set the UK rap star to work on the sport brand’s press, retail and social media campaigns.
SANTANDER UK PLC
The bank said it will appoint Steve Pateman as an executive director and that Pateman will continue to be responsible for corporate and SME banking while taking on business banking.
The global private equity firm hired Christopher Fraser as an adviser for the firm’s operating partner program. He will advise on opportunities in the industrial sector, with a focus on chemicals and materials. His most recent position was president and CEO of Chemical Lime.
ANGELO GORDON & CO L.P.
The investment firm said Mark Visser joined its private equity group as a managing director. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Visser was a partner at Behrman Capital.
BNP PARIBAS INVESTMENT PARTNERS
The asset management arm of French banking giant BNP Paribas appointed Gilles Guérin as CEO of its recently formed Partner THEAM. Previously, Guérin was vice-chairman of the management board of HDF Finance.
STATE STREET CORP
The financial services firm appointed Robert Rushe as head of exchange traded products (ETP) servicing in Ireland. He joins from Bank of Ireland Securities Services.
The wealth management and advisory services provider appointed John Craven as a senior adviser. Craven is currently chairman of Argentinean gold mining company Patagonia Gold .
The UK-based investment management firm hired James Tomlins to its retail fixed income investment team. Tomlins joins from Cazenove Capital Management.