Atkinson will report to Tesco’s deputy chief executive and global CMO Tim Mason, who runs the Fresh & Easy chain in the US. Atkinson has been involved with Tesco as a key agency partner for many years. He has recently been actively involved in the development and rollout of new initiatives for Clubcard in the UK.
JEFFERIES GROUP INC
The company appointed Clifford Lanier as a managing director and head of fixed income cross product sales. Lanier joins the firm after three years with Deutsche Bank, where he was a managing director for fixed income sales and head of generalist sales.
RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
The investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada said Doug Moore joins as the head of RBC Capital Markets, Asia, based in Hong Kong.
Andrew Turczyniak, chief executive of RBC Capital Markets’ operations in Hong Kong, will assume the role of head of strategic relationships.
Alan Downie, chief operating officer of Australia, was named COO Asia-Pacific for RBC Capital Markets. Downie will relocate from Sydney to Hong Kong.
The broker dealer named Daniel Greenhaus as its chief global strategist. Daniele was formerly the chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak.
The advisory firm appointed Richard Neiman as vice chairman of the firm’s global financial services regulatory practice. Neiman recently completed his term as superintendent of banks for the State of New York.
BNY MELLON ASSET MANAGEMENT
The asset management arm of BNY Mellon named Alan Harden CEO of Asia-Pacific. He joins from ING Investment Management Ltd where he was chief executive of the Asia-Pacific business.
CITI PRIVATE BANK
The banking arm of Citigroup appointed three senior investment counselors to its investment advisory and sales unit in Singapore.
Goh Kwang Meng joins as a director from HSBC Private Bank in Singapore, where he advised clients in Greater China, Europe and non-resident Indians across all asset classes.
Goh Siew Leng joins as a director from Credit Suisse Private Bank in Singapore, where she advised Indonesian and Thai clients across all asset classes.
Frances Lim joins as a vice-president from Credit Suisse Private Bank in Singapore, where she was an investment counselor for seven years.
STANDARD CHARTERED CONSUMER BANKING
The consumer banking arm of Standard Chartered appointed Sanjeeb Chaudhuri as regional head, South Asia and as chief marketing officer. He joins from Citibank, where he was most recently CEO, retail and commercial banking for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
MERRILL LYNCH WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The company, a part of Bank of America , made three hires to the Middle East team. Leila Alameddine joins as market manager for Levant, Shereen Ghobrial joins as regional sales manager, and Utku Balik joins as business strategy and initiatives execution manager.
CLSA ASIA-PACIFIC MARKETS
The top Asian brokerage said on Tuesday it hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Andy Maynard to the newly created position of head of its global trading and execution business.