Farfar founder leaves for McCanns. Matias Palm-Jensen has joined McCann Erickson as chief innovation officer for Europe.
Palm-Jensen, who will be based at McCann’s London office, takes responsibility for strengthening the network’s digital capabilities and ensuring that digital is integrated into every part of McCann clients’ business.
Tesco has appointed deputy chairman of Barclays, Sir Richard Broadbent, as its new chairman, completing the change at the top for Tesco, which began with the appointment of Philip Clarke as chief executive.
TradeDoubler UK’s former managing director Simon Burgess has joined affiliate network TradeTracker as its first chief operating officer.
Burgess, who left TradeDoubler in February for ‘personal reasons’, will support TradeTracker’s current management team which includes chief executive Paul van Doorn to continue the company’s growth.
Chris Thomas, chairman and CEO of BBDO Asia, has been named to the additional role of chairman of Proximity Worldwide, effective immediately.
The Swiss bank appointed former J.P. Morgan Chase & Co banker Aashish Kamat as chairman of financial institutions coverage for Asia-Pacific.
The UK-based privately owned financial services company named Ian Smith and David Naughtin as analysts to its Asian team. Smith and Naughtin were with Nevsky Capital LLP earlier.
The investment manager said it appointed Arthur Certosimo as chief executive of global markets.
INGENIOUS ASSET MANAGEMENT
The UK-based investment and advisory group said it hired Michael Hanlon as business development manager, effective immediately. Hanlon joins from AEGON UK.
The post-trade solutions provider said it appointed Roy Saadon, one of the co-founders, to the newly created role of head of EMEA, effective immediately.
BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT
The investment management firm said it appointed Wilfred Sit to the new role of chief investment officer of Baring Asset Management Asia, effective May 30. Sit will be based in Hong Kong.
The Dutch bank said it appointed Ian Osburn, Alexander Pelteshki, Jeffrey Vonk to its equity research team in Amsterdam.
COWEN GROUP INC
The investment bank said it appointed Timothy Lufkin as managing director in the industrials investment banking group, based in New York. Lufkin was most recently at FBR Capital Markets where he was a managing director.
DAHLMAN ROSE & CO
The investment bank said it appointed William Hunter as managing director, investment banking, effective immediately. Prior to joining Dahlman Rose, Hunter was a managing director at Jefferies & Co.
The healthcare investment bank said Franklin M. Stokes joined the firm’s investment banking group as managing director.