Aunt Bessie’s, the frozen food specialist famed for its ready-to-bake Yorkshire Puddings, has appointed former Young’s marketing executive James Turton, as its new marketing director replacing Clare Fields who has moved to a strategic role at Aunt Bessie’s parent company William Jackson.
Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper group owned by the Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT), is parting company with David Roddick, its group commercial director.
The arrest of two former senior employees of Posterscope’s US arm has proved that its owner, Aegis Media, “does not treat such matters lightly”, according to Posterscope’s global chief executive, Annie Rickard.
The financial management services company appointed Barry Perkins to its international consulting group. Prior to joining Towers Watson, Barry spent eight years with HSBC.
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN
The firm appointed Spence Fischer as a relationship manager in its Chicago wealth management office. Prior to joining BBH, Fischer worked as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley.
SMITH & WILLIAMSON INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The asset management firm appointed Julian Polnik as head of the broker desk for its pooled funds business. Polnik joins from Close Brothers.
IVEAGH PRIVATE INVESTMENT HOUSE
The asset management firm appointed Richard Ford as chief executive. Ford was, most recently, chief executive of WH Ireland Plc.
The investment and asset management firm appointed Rob Leith as global head of investment banking and global markets. Leith joins from Standard Bank where he was group head of strategic expansion and chief executive of global corporate and investment banking.