Danish brewer Carlsberg A/S named two woman to its board and said it was seeking to promote more females to senior executive decisions, as part of a more responsible corporate strategy and a push for an increased global perspective.
Rolex, the luxury watch brand, has topped the Consumer Superbrands 2012 index for the first time, leaving Coca-Cola and Google at second and third place, respectively.
PROs have dubbed the launch edition of The Sun on Sunday as ‘limp’ and ‘trying not to be a Sunday paper’, following sales that hit three million yesterday.
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC
The part state-owned British bank named David Roberts as new deputy chairman. Roberts, the current chairman of the risk committee, succeeds Glen Moreno who will retire on May 17. Lloyds also named Anthony Watson, chairman of the Remuneration Committee, as its Senior Independent Director.
JP Morgan named Peter Gabriele as head of investments for private clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Gabriele, who brings more than 25 years of experience at JP Morgan to his new role, most recently served as head of investments for the South Central Region.
RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The unit of Royal Bank of Canada named Paul Avant, Alex Charalambous and Alex Dean as directors in its London-based UK private client wealth management team.
The UK-based wealth management firm named Jacqueline Crawley and Miles Berryman as investment managers. Crawley and Berryman both join from BNP Paribas.
DLA Piper named Robynne Sanders as a partner within its Intellectual Property & Technology practice in Melbourne. Sanders joins from Watermark Intellectual Property Lawyers where he served as a director.
LASALLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Lasalle named Roberto Carrera as head of European Financing. Carrera joins from PBB Deutsche Pfandbriefbank — formerly Hypo Real Estate — where he joined in 1996.
CAZENOVE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
The investment manager named James Gladstone as director of financial planning. He joins from UBS Wealth Management where he was head of UK financial planning and an executive director.