Anger over Sly Bailey’s Trinity payoff.
High times for booming energy-drinks sector. Buoyed by innovation, the energy-drinks market is growing rapidly, and is now the UK’s third-biggest soft drinks category.
Sara Cremer takes MD role at Redwood.
IPG Mediabrands has appointed James Harris to the newly created role of managing director of digital across its EMEA/G14 region.
LEGAL & GENERAL
The British insurer said finance chief Nigel Wilson would take over from outgoing Chief Executive Tim Breedon next month, confirming a widely expected appointment.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND
The bank made several appointments to the leadership team of its Transaction Services Origination (TSO) business across the Asia Pacific. It appointed Adrian Ong as head of TSO Singapore, Halim Tjie Kian as head of TSO Indonesia, Hemaka Perera as head of TSO Thailand, and Jonathan Jiang as head of TSO China.
BARCLAYS CORPORATE & EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS (C&ES)
The division of Barclays said it has launched a corporate wealth advisory team. Grant Hughes, who joins from RBS, will lead the team. Stephen White, Shaz Hussain, Anthony Whittington and Sam Lloyd have also been appointed to the team.
The wealth division of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group named Michael Renner as executive director, head of treasury services UK. Renner joins from Fidessa Asset Management, Luxembourg.
Italian bank UniCredit on Thursday appointed Sandro Pierri as chief executive of its Pioneer Investments asset manager, replacing Roger Yates who left for family commitments.
HUDSON VALLEY HOLDINGS
The financial services company appointed Stephen Brown as its president and chief executive, and said William Griffin retired as chairman of Hudson Valley Holding Corp & Hudson Valley Bank.
AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC
Ameriprise Financial Inc has added a veteran adviser with $1 million in annual revenue production to its independent franchise division, expanding its adviser base in Pennsylvania.