Worker killed by robot at Volkswagen car factory.
UBS GROUP AG
Alexander Gehrt is leaving his post as head of mergers and acquisitions in Germany and Austria at UBS, as the Swiss lender sharpens its focus on private banking, three people familiar with the matter said.
STANDARD CHARTERED PLC
The bank has appointed Andreas Meletiou as chief executive officer for its Iraq operations effective July 1, a spokesperson for the bank said.
The world’s largest inter-dealer broker of over-the-counter derivatives appointed Jenny Knott as chief executive of post-trade risk and information services, effective Aug. 5.
BNP PARIBAS SA
The bank appointed Joris Dierckx as head of India operations, taking over from Jacques Michel, who will move to Bahrain as head of BNP’s corporate and institutional banking in the Middle East and Africa.
Jefferies has hired an eight-person team from BB&T Corp to offer investment banking advice to automotive aftermarket companies, from suppliers and distributors to retailers and installers, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.