Jan-Philipp Pfander has been appointed managing director at Moelis & Company. He was most recently head of chemicals for Europe, Middle East and Africa at JP Morgan. Before that he was head of European chemicals at Lehman.
As in his previous roles, he will provide financial and strategic advice to companies in the sector as well as the wider materials sector at Moelis. He will be based in London and starts at the firm in June.
“The chemicals industry is experiencing a pick-up in M&A activity as companies are increasing their exposure to differentiated technologies and growth markets while exiting underperforming assets. Global consolidation continues to create shareholder value in an industry benefiting from long-term mega trends,” said Kasim Kutay, co-head of Europe at Moelis
Management LLP appointed former Lloyds Banking Group Plc executive Richard Garlick as chief financial officer.
Garlick was the head of banking book business control for eight years at Lloyds Bank until December.
Prior to this, he was the head of product control and middle office as NM Rothschild.
Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services appointed Ken McCarney as chief executive.
McCarney replaces Glenn Henderson, who will remain an adviser.
McCarney, who joined the company in 2007, established the Dublin office and was most recently instrumental in the acquisition of Meridian Fund Services, Mitsubishi said.
He will retain the position of chief operating officer.