60 million bunker down as superstorm looms over US.
BlowUp Media managing director Dominic Gesua exits.
Starcom MediaVest Group has poached Pippa Glucklich, the chief operating officer at Arena Media, to become the managing director of its Starcom unit.
ROBERT W. BAIRD & CO
Karen Heintz joined Baird from the St. Paul branch of UBS , where she supervised 24 financial advisers who managed $3.1 billion in client assets.
The bank appointed Samuel Itzcovitz as global head of clearing and financial institutions payments for Citi transaction services.
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
A subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp made a series of appointments:
The commercial bank appointed Ed Cowling as director of the specialty asset management division. He joins from Bank of America where he was the national manager of real estate for Bank of America’s wealth management business.
U.S. Bank National appointed Mary Welk as managing director of client advisory and Lance Losey as managing director of wealth strategy for ascent private capital management of U.S. Bank in Seattle.
HSBC LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LTD
The insurance company named Juliana Lam as chief executive officer for its China operations. Since joining HSBC in Hong Kong in 1992, she has held senior positions in insurance and wealth management.
ETF SECURITIES (UK) LIMITED
The company, which provides exchange-traded investment products, named Peter Lidblom as head of the Nordic Region to manage the group’s relationships with financial institutions, especially those in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Prior to this role, Lidblom served as an executive at NSBO Ltd.
RENAISSANCE CAPITAL GROUP PLC
The investment bank hired two London-based sales traders for its Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) platform.
The company named Shu-Ming Peng as director for equity products group (EPG) and Aimee Crane as vice president for EMEA equities sales trading.