JCDecaux, the outdoor advertising company, has appointed Helena Kavanagh as managing director of its street furniture division.
Chris Warren, one of the founders and former chief executive of TMW, is to join direct agency Indicia as its first non-executive director.
Virgin Group has hired James Tipple, former vice-president of marketing for Yahoo! EMEA, to the new role of brand director for Europe.
Nintendo UK has lost another senior marketer, as head of home console marketing Rob Lowe leaves the company after eight years to take up the marketing director role at BBC Worldwide.
MORGAN STANLEY SMITH BARNEY
The largest U.S. brokerage by client assets has hired a team of four former UBS AG advisers, who managed $800 million in client assets at the firm, in one of the biggest team hires out of UBS this year.
Advisers Rick Hughes, Harry Greenberg, Shawn Senior and Daniel Silverberg joined Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, on Friday.
Citigroup has appointed company veteran Sameer Kaul as the head of its private banking business in India, the U.S. bank said in a statement on Monday.
The accountancy firm said the chief executive of its Dutch arm had stepped down with immediate effect after breaking internal rules on owning stakes in companies whose books are audited by the accountancy firm.
KKR & Co LP
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co has hired Tashwinder Singh, a top official with Citigroup, as its director, the U.S. private equity company said on Monday.
The company’s Asia Chairman and Chief Executive Gaby Abdelnour will quit this summer to pursue personal interests, according to a memo obtained by Reuters. The memo did not name an immediate replacement.
DARBY OVERSEAS INVESTMENTS
The subsidiary of Franklin Resources Inc hired Scott Gregory as a managing director and Arkadiusz Podziewski as principal and head of its Warsaw office.
Prior to joining Darby, Gregory worked at Knight Capital Partners and Mallory Capital Group. Podziewski joins from Innova Capital where he specialized in buy-out and growth capital transactions in Poland and Central Eastern Europe.
RATHBONE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
The wealth management company appointed Evangelos Assimakos to its Edinburgh office. Assimakos joins from Turcan Connell Solicitors & Asset Managers, where he managed investments for private clients, charities, trusts and family offices for more than five years.