Boston suspects planned to bomb Times Square next.
Accountancy firms ‘use knowledge of Treasury to help rich avoid tax’ – MPs
Iron Maiden beer doubles demand at family brewery.
Dare has appointed Leigh Thomas, the managing director of Saatchi & Saatchi, to the role of chief executive, replacing Lee Leggett.
Nokia has parted company with its vice president of global brand strategy and marketing creation Steven Overman.
MORGAN STANLEY WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The largest U.S. brokerage, majority owned by Morgan Stanley , has bolstered its adviser force in California and Florida with two veteran hires from rival firms.
The new additions, who moved to Morgan Stanley in April, came from Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Corp’s Merrill Lynch.
The bank appointed Rick McIntire as its global head of base metal sales in London. McIntire, who was previously with UBS, will join in mid-July. The company also hired Dylan Morgan as the co-head of base metal trading. Dylan, who is also from UBS, will be joining in mid-May.
The financial advisory and asset management company said it hired Ken Oliver Fritz as a managing director and co-head of investment banking in Germany. Fritz joins from Credit Suisse, where he was head of investment banking for Germany and Austria.
BANCO SANTANDER BRASIL SA
Brazil’s largest foreign lender named Jesús Zabalza as chief executive on Wednesday as investors continue to question the ability of the bank to stem the impact of declining interest rates and a spike in defaults.
The developer of next-generation financial products for underbanked consumers appointed Marcella Butler as its new chief Human Resources officer. Prior to joining Think Finance, Butler spent five years at Google Inc.
COMMERZBANK CORPORATES & MARKETS
The integrated corporate and investment banking arm of Commerzbank AG appointed Christoph Thierolf as head of its mergers and acquisitions business. Thierolf has worked for Commerzbank since 2008 as co-head of the M&A healthcare and pharma team.
The global consultancy company, which services the investment industry, appointed Tom Morgan as new managing director to lead U.S. expansion at the company’s New York office.
WTP ADVISORS U.K
The tax consultancy appointed John Ring to manage global tax issues. Ring was formerly employed with Ernst & Young London.
AL HILAL BANK
The chief investment of the bank resigned, an official confirmed on Thursday, the second senior executive to leave the Abu Dhabi-based Islamic lender this month. It was not immediately clear why Hussaini had left or where he would go.
The asset management company’s LDI team appointed Daniel Morris, previously with F&C Asset Management, as its solutions manager. The company’s independent group risk team hired Lef Sigalos as investment risk manager.