Death of Steve Jobs draws tributes for Apple’s ‘visionary’.
Luminaries including US president Barack Obama and Microsoft founder Bill Gates have paid tribute to Apple co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs following his death at the age of 56.
UBS executives understood to be facing suspension over alleged rogue trader affair.
Chief executive Oswald Grübel has already resigned over the affair.
Ian Dowds, the vice president of UK revenue at ad network and MySpace-owner Specific Media, has left the company after two and a half years.
O2 Media, the sales arm of the mobile telecoms giant, has appointed former Microsoft Advertising creative media strategist Andreas Nicolaou as its head of client strategy.
The New York-based money management giant appointed Al Denholm as the managing director and regional head in the multi-asset client solutions team for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Earlier, Denholm worked with ING Investment Management.
The wealth management arm of Barclays Plc appointed Narciso Munoz as investment representative in the Americas. It also named Isaac Topel and Andres Cazenave as private bankers in Switzerland. Prior to this, Munoz worked with HSBC International private bank. Topel and Cazenave join from JP Morgan .
VELOCITY SHARES LLC
The exchange-traded products (ETP) provider appointed Scott Weiner as managing director and head of quanitative strategy. Prior to this, Weiner worked with Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE).
STERNE AGEE & LEACH INC
The investment banking firm appointed Bill Yankus as managing director of its investment banking division. Prior to this, Yankus worked with Macquarie Securities.
The brokerage appointed Vikas Dwivedi as the global oil & gas economist. Dwivedi worked with BTU Capital Management.
The investment bank and equity research firm appointed four executives across different positions in the company.
The San Diego-based company appointed Alan Ebright as senior vice president of institutional sales, Mark Sylvestri as an investment banker, Douglas Livingston as the chief compliance officer and Glenn Blitzer as sales trader.
ALLEN & OVERY LLP
The international legal practice company appointed Jim Wickenden and Adam Wells as partners in the U.S. Corporate Fianance group. Both Wickenden and Wells had earlier worked with Herbert Smith LLP.