Stuart Lancaster to be appointed England’s head coach by RFU.
Publicis London has poached the Ogilvy & Mather creative director Andy Bird as its executive creative director in a move that has prompted the departure of Adam Kean, who previously held the role.
Australia’s ASX, operator of Asia’s fourth-largest bourse, appointed Roderic Holliday-Smith as chairman. He will replace David Gonski who was appointed chairman of the Australian government’s sovereign wealth fund earlier in the month.
ABU DHABI INVESTMENT AUTHORITY
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, has appointed Eduardo Favrin as head of Latin America in its latest move to strengthen its emerging markets platform.
MITSUBISHI UFJ SECURITIES
The subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) named Cliff De Souza as its principal executive officer in New York. De Souza is currently chief executive of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International (MUSI) in London.
The company said its Chief Executive and President OR Barham would retire effective Dec. 31, 2013, and the company has initiated a CEO succession plan.
The global human resource consulting and outsourcing business arm of Aon Corp said Sion Cole has returned to its UK Investment Consulting practice as a senior member of the team. Cole rejoins from UBS Global Asset Management.
The financial services company appointed Jonathan Wilson as controller, vice president of finance and in-house counsel.
FIRST RESERVE CORP
The energy industry-focused investment company appointed Managing Director Alex Krueger as its president.
The consultancy firm appointed Tara Brady as a partner and member of the European management team. Brady joins from Calyx Group.
TRG POST TRADE SERVICES
The provider of comprehensive systems audit services appointed Steven Ramsay as director of implementation services. Ramsay was previously with Linklaters and JP Morgan.