James Murdoch’s evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee was called into question last night when the former editor and lawyer of the News of the World contradicted his claim that they did not show him key evidence of phone hacking.
Ella Dolphin, the publisher of Bauer Media title Grazia, is to join Cosmopolitan as publishing director.
Cosmopolitan owner The National Magazine Company has been without a permanent publisher for its monthly glossy since the departure of Justine Southall in December.
RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Martin Heale has been appointed as head of Americas for the UK division of the investment bank. He joins from Kleinwort Benson, where he was acting head of private wealth management and head of client proposition, UK and Channel Islands.
DAHLMAN ROSE & CO
The investment bank named Glenn Starkman global head of sales trading. Prior to joining Dahlman Rose, he served as global head of sales trading at Knight Capital Group.
The U.S. custody bank appointed Michael Cole-Fontayn as its new Chairman of Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Cole-Fontayn will retain his existing role and responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer, Depositary Receipts at BNY Mellon.
MERRILL LYNCH WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The unit of Bank of America Corp said it appointed Amilcare Police as head of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Credit and Banking. Most recently, Police has worked at HSBC in London as EMEA head of equity derivatives sales and multi-asset third-party distribution sales.
The company said it has appointed Gavin Palmer as a partner in its life actuarial team. Palmer joins from Towers Watson Capital Markets.
LLOYDS BANK CORPORATE MARKETS
The unit of Lloyds Banking Group said it appointed Richard Chatterton as eCommerce product manager. Chatterton joins from Thomson Reuters where he launched and managed RTFX, the firm’s FX liquidity aggregator.
The bank has appointed Antonio Viana-Baptista as chief executive in Iberia. Viana-Baptista, who will be based in Madrid, is currently a non-executive director at Semapa and Jeronimo Martins.