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The Swiss bank named Gan Seow Ann as vice chairman of UBS Wealth Management South East Asia and APAC Hub.
Seow Ann was until recently president of Singapore Exchange. He will join UBS in mid-August and be based in Singapore.
SUN LIFE FINANCIAL
Canada’s No. 3 insurer said Wim Hekstra joined Sun Life Hong Kong as chief executive. Wim takes over from Roger Steel, who was appointed president of new markets and business development for Sun Life Financial Asia.
Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions (C&ES), a division of the British bank, appointed Sean McGowan to its global stock and reward services team. McGowan joins from Morgan Stanley .
COMMERCIAL BANK OF QATAR
The Gulf Arab state’s second-largest lender by assets named Abdulla Saleh al-Raisi as chief executive.
The hedge fund named Adam Glinsman to the newly created position of managing partner. Glinsman will take up the role at the start of September.
FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS
The investment manager hired Toby Hayes as vice president and portfolio manager for its Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Strategies (FTMAS) group.
Hayes will take charge on Sept. 2 and joins from Pacific Real Estate Capital Partners.
CORDEA SAVILLS SGR SPA
The property investment manager appointed Giuseppe Oriani as managing director of its Italian subsidiary based in Milan. Also, Pierluigi Solitario joins as director of business development. Both come from Hideal Partners.
The alternative asset manager named Dorothee Goerz as senior fund manager. She will be based at Aquila Capital’s office in London. Prior to this, Dorothee was portfolio manager for the pan-Europe long/short equity investment portfolio at Lombard Odier.