EVERCORE PARTNERS INC
Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi will join the U.S. boutique investment bank as a senior adviser. Leonardi has nearly 40 years of experience as an investment banker, venture capitalist, attorney and insurance company president, Evercore said.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP
Ray Beeman, who advised House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp in tax reforms, has joined Ernst & Young LLP as a principal in the National Tax Department, the consultancy firm said.
LAZARD ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC
The unit of investment bank Lazard Ltd appointed Rupert Hope as a director and portfolio manager to expand its emerging-market and global multi-asset solution platform.
WELLS FARGO & CO
The bank appointed Elizabeth “Betsy” Duke, a former board member of the Federal Reserve, as director, effective Jan. 1.
GREENHILL & CO INC
The boutique investment bank said Masao Yoshikawa will join the firm in Tokyo as managing director. Yoshikawa, who will join on Dec. 1, has more than 20 years ofinvestment banking experience in Japan.
NOMURA HOLDINGS INC
Jeremy Bennett, chief executive of the company’s European operations, has resigned 18 months after taking the role, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.
The British insurance broker appointed Mark Potter strategy development leader for Aon global power practice. Potter was most recently the head of renewable energy for Asia and the Middle East at RSA Insurance Group Plc.