Audi has hired ad agency executive Kristian Dean to the role of UK brand and communications manager.
20:20 has hired Matt Powell, Profero’s creative director, in the same role to oversee work from the agency’s London and Newbury offices.
The investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC appointed Andrew Richards as managing director, head of financial sponsor coverage, Asia Pacific. Richards joins Barclays from Morgan Stanley where he worked in the financial sponsors group in London and Tokyo and most recently as managing director, European financial sponsors group.
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The hedge fund manager appointed Yifei Li as country chair, China, Li has previously worked as managing director of MTV Networks Greater China and chief representative of Viacom China.
The U.S. fund manager appointed two senior newcomers, Heath Mottram and David Hickey, to its Fiduciary Management team. Mottram joins from the Royal Mail pension plan and Hickey joins Russell from Barclays Capital.
The UK stockbroker appointed banking analyst Sandy Chen to its institutional equities research department. Chen has been head of equity research at Asia Equity Indonesia (now BNP Paribas) before being head of Emerging European banks research at Credit Suisse, and UK banks analyst at Williams de Broe, Collins Stewart and Panmure Gordon.
The private investment banking firm appointed Alexander Krapivko as a director and asset allocation advisor of the private clients department. He joins Troika from Renaissance Capital where he occupied the post of director and senior portfolio manager equity products.