OMD UK has hired Dave Hompe, Starcom MediaVest’s group digital director for EMEA, in the newly created role of managing partner, digital.
David Charlesworth, head of sponsorship at Channel 4 and a 15-year-veteran, is to leave as part of the broadcaster’s continuing round of job cuts from its commercial team.
The alternative investment company appointed Oldrik Verloop to lead business development in Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Scandinavia. Verloop joins from Wegelin & Co.
The French lender named Lars Machenil, an executive with the bank’s Fortis unit, as chief financial officer and said he would take up the position in March.
FRONTIER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The multi-asset and alternative investing company appointed Jill Laidlaw and Conor O’Donnell to its business development team. Laidlaw joins from Zurich Intermediary Group. O’Donnell previously worked at Montreux Capital Management.
Italy’s biggest bank named Bernd Broeker as global head of G10 foreign-exchange and deputy head of foreign-exchange. Broeker joins from Nomura International.
BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT
The international investment management company named Matthew Whitbread as an investment manager in its multi-asset team. Whitbread joins from Fundquest Inc.
BLUEFIN CORPORATE CONSULTING
The employee benefits and technology consultancy named Ryan Hall as group health and risk consultant. Hall joins from Aon Hewitt.
EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (EBRD)
The lending institution named Elizabeth Nelson as vice president, risk & resources. Nelson joins from the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, where she was the head of credit department in Prudential Risk.