UPDATE 3-MOVES-BlackRock, Jardine Lloyd, Crossbridge Capital

(Adds JP Morgan Asset Management, Commerzbank Corporates &
Markets)

Oct 14 (BestGrowthStock) – The following financial services
industry appointments were announced on Thursday. To inform us
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JP MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT

The unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N: ) appointed Raj
Guttha as vice president of its Columbus-based insurance
solutions team. He joins from A.M. Best.

MBA LAZARD

The investment banking firm appointed Gregorio Charnas as
chief executive. Charnas succeeds Alejandro F. Reynal.

COMMERZBANK CORPORATES & MARKETS

The corporate and investment banking segment of Commerzbank
AG (CBKG.DE: ) hired Anthony Karydakis as a senior economist. He
joins from NYU Stern Graduate School of Business where he was
an Adjunct Professor.

BAILLIE GIFFORD

The Edinburgh-based investment manager named Gerald Smith
as chief investment officer with effect from April 2011. The
firm also hired Tom Coutts as head of the European equity team.

SUN LIFE FINANCIAL (SLF.TO: )

The Canadian insurer said president Jon Boscia is retiring,
and will join the company’s board of directors. Boscia is
expected to retire in the first quarter of 2011. [ID:nASA00TLT]

GENWORTH FINANCIAL (GNW.N: )

The financial security firm appointed senior vice president
and chief financial officer Patrick Kelleher as president and
chief executive officer of its retirement and protection
segment. The firm also named Kevin Walker as senior vice
president and chief financial officer of the segment. Walker
joins from Allianz SE (ALVG.DE: ). [ID:nWNAB4186]

CROSSBRIDGE CAPITAL

The boutique wealth management adviser hired Serkan Gur and
Atilla Uygun to develop its presence in Turkey. Both join from
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC.N: ).

JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON (JLT.L: )

The insurance broker hired Michael Silcock to its financial
risks business. Silcock joins from Aon (AON.N: ), where he was
head of global professions.

BLACKROCK INC (BLK.N: )

The asset manager has hired Ian Winship to its sterling
fundamental fixed income team in London, as a senior portfolio
manager. Winship joins from Brevan Howard, Europe’s largest
hedge fund firm.

EIM GROUP

The hedge funds manager named John Ward the head of
operational due diligence on Wednesday. Ward will join EIM on
Nov.8 from Nomura Funds Research and Technologies America
(8604.T: ), and will be based in New York.

UBS (UBSN.VX: ) (UBS.N: )

UBS Wealth Management Americas hired 24 advisers from rival
firms on October 1, said a UBS spokeswoman on Wednesday. Ten of
the new recruits came from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney,
including John Kelly and Michael Rinaldo who joined UBS in
Bedminster, New Jersey. [ID:nN13272189]
(Compiled by Gowri Jayakumar and Megha Mandavia in Bangalore)

UPDATE 3-MOVES-BlackRock, Jardine Lloyd, Crossbridge Capital