iResign: Steve Jobs last night put the company he founded 35 years ago under new management, submitting his resignation as chief executive of Apple and finally succumbing to the health problems which have dogged him for years. Tim Cook, COO, will take over as CEo and Jobs has been voted chairman.
Drew Kirkland, group publishing director for weekly women’s and TV titles at Hearst Magazines UK, has been appointed publishing director for TV brands at IPC Media.
Tesco’s chief executive of retailing services Andrew Higginson is to retire next year, ending 32 years with the retailer, including 14 years on its executive board.
Paul Say, First Direct head of marketing, is to leave the HSBC-owned bank.
The financial services provider said it appointed Christy York as Managing Director and Head of Capital Introduction for Europe, Middle East and Africa. York joins Citi from TRG Management, where he was in charge of capital raising efforts.
The investment banking arm of Otkritie Financial Corp said it appointed Mikhail Terentyev as a consumer sector analyst. Terentyev was formerly analyst at Nomura Bank since 2008.
The financial service provider announced 11 appointments across its equities, fixed income and investment banking departments. Graham Lappin joins as director in equity sales while Anubhav Kanodia has been appointed as vice president in equity sales. Anantha Narayan and Jatin Chawla also joined Credit Suisse’s equity research team.
Neil Bharadwaj joins as the chief operating officer for the Mumbai bank branch. Other appointments in the fixed income department are Kiran Chakravarthy, Divik Maheshwari, Devashish Roy and Ujjwal Kumar.
Ankur Choudhary joins as a director in Credit Suisse’s global markets solutions group. Choudhary was formerly executive director for Credit and Rates Markets at JP Morgan.
The asset management firm appointed Joseph Mukungu as senior vice president, head of client services for Europe and Middle East. Mukungu joins the firm from JO Hambro Capital Management, where he was head of client services and relationship management.