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BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP
The investment management firm appointed Eamon Burns as regional head of private equity for Europe, the Middle East and Africa within the company’s asset servicing business. Burns, who will be based in Dublin, joins from financial services holding company State Street Corp.
MALAYAN BANKING (MAYBANK)
Malaysia’s biggest bank by assets has appointed Taswin Zakaria as head of its Indonesian unit Bank Internasional Indonesia. Taswin replaces Khairussaleh Ramli, whom banking sources said is set to join Malaysia’s RHB Capital as deputy chief executive.
Italy‘s largest retail bank ousted CEO Enrico Cucchiani on Sunday, after he clashed with the powerful chairman of the lender’s supervisory board and several influential shareholders. In a statement after a hastily convened meeting of its management and supervisory boards, the bank said Cucchiani would be replaced by his deputy Carlo Messina, who was already in charge of the retail network.
STANDARD LIFE INVESTMENTS
The fund manager has appointed Amanda Young as head of sustainable and responsible investment. She joins from Newton Investment Management.
CDC GROUP PLC
The U.K. government’s development finance institution has appointed Alagappan Murugappan as managing director for Asia funds team. Murugappan was the chief executive of private equity firm UTI Capital.
QATAR FIRST BANK
The sharia-compliant bank active in private equity investments said its Chief Executive Emad Mansour has resigned and will be replaced by Ahmad Meshari.
Meshari joins the bank as acting chief executive from Qatar Islamic Bank, where he was the deputy chief executive, Qatar Islamic Bank said on Sunday.
The Omani lender planning to merge with smaller peer Bank Sohar said on Sunday that its Chief Executive Anthony Mahoney had resigned for personal reasons. Bank Dhofar has appointed Abdul Omar Al-Ojaili as its acting chief executive, the lender said in a bourse statement. Mahoney’s resignation was effective Sept. 26, it said.
SBERBANK PRIVATE BANKING
The financial services unit of Sberbank has appointed Rudolf Scherrer as deputy head of private banking. Scherrer will oversee the development of investment products, middle office operations, the business research service and also international platform development.