Twitter shares expected to soar. Valued at $14bn.
Universal credit waste put at £140 million.
Savile officers referred to IPCC.
Air pollution covers Shanghai.
One-tonne satellite will fall back to Earth in an unknown location.
Burka terror suspect claiming damages in human rights challenge.
Tory MP on taxpayer-funded Maltese trip jokes to party host: ‘See, we are totally corrupt’.
The Swiss global financial services company has hired Oi Yee Choo as head of corporate client solutions for Singapore. Choo joins from Morgan Stanley, where she was the head of Singapore investment banking.
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
The wealth management division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch said last Thursday that it appointed Eugene Iwami as head of Japan equities. Hiroyuki Kaneda has been named the vice chairman of Japan equities. Iwami has been with Bank of America Merrill Lynch since 1994, while Kaneda has over 27 years of experience in the Japanese equity market.
The U.S. insurer appointed Nick Pemberton as strategic accounts manager for its employee benefits business in the UK. Pemberton will oversee MetLife’s key strategic relationships and work with business development consultants in the UK business as well as liaise with the company’s global employee benefits business in more than 60 countries. He joins MetLife from Aviva .
PICTET ASSET MANAGEMENT
The asset manager appointed Roger Price-Haworth as head of institutional business development for the UK and Ireland. Based in London, Roger will focus on developing Pictet’s institutional business across the region. Price-Haworth joins Pictet from BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
The asset management business of U.K.-based Prudential Plc in Asia said it appointed Yap Siok Hoon as chief sales and marketing officer for Malaysia, effective immediately. Yap joins Eastspring Investments from Kenanga Investors.
U.S. BANK WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The company said on Wednesday that it appointed Brett Sorensen as vice president and private banking relationship manager for The Private Client Reserve. Most recently, he was a commercial banking relationship manager at U.S. Bank’s Commercial Banking Group.