UPDATE 3-MOVES-Cantor Fitzgerald, Regional Plan Association

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Jan 26 (BestGrowthStock) – The following financial services
industry appointments were announced on Tuesday. To inform us
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CANTOR FITZGERALD

The financial services firm hired William O’Keefe as senior
managing director and department head of the MUNI desk. O’Keefe
previously was with Morgan Stanley (MS.N: ) (Read more about the money market today. ).

REGIONAL PLAN ASSOCIATION

The non-profit research group said it appointed Elliot
Sander as chairman. Sander previously was head of the New York
public transit system.

MAYER BROWN

The law firm announced that Jose Valera has joined its
Houston office as a partner in the Corporate & Securities
Practice. Valera has more than 25 years of legal experience
representing oil, gas and electric energy companies.

PIEDMONT INVESTMENT ADVISORS

The boutique asset management firm has added Noel
McElreath, Robin Costello and Kevin Monds as vice presidents.
McElreath was named Vice President and a Portfolio Manager for
Piedmont’s Fixed Income products. Costello will be vice
president and director of marketing. Monds was named vice
president and product portfolio manager and will serve as a
Product Specialist on all Piedmont’s products.

HATHERSAGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

The currency manager announced that Momtchil Pojarliev has
been hired as director and senior portfolio manager. Pojarliev
was head of currencies at London-based Hermes Investment.

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP

The financial advisory firm appointed Paul Robertson to
lead the crisis management part of its risk and business
continuity management services.

CJI CAPITAL MARKETS

The New York-based broker hired Henry Siegel as a managing
director and partner. Siegel was formerly a senior executive at
Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE: ) and Bank of America (BAC.N: ).

BNY MELLON (BK.N: )

The financial services company announced David Brown joined
as vice-president for Broker-Dealer Global Sales. Brown is
based in Hong Kong and reports to Dominick Falco, managing
director, Broker-Dealer Services for Asia. Brown joins from JP
Morgan Chase (JPM.N: ), where he was a vice president.

BARCLAYS WEALTH (BARC.L: )

The British bank’s wealth manager and advisor has hired
Ruth Davis as director of client management, for the ultra high
net worth market (UNHW) in UK & Ireland and EMEA. Davis will
report to Paul Ford, Chief Operating Officer, UHNW EMEA. Ruth
joins from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L: ), where she was a
programme manager in the global banking & markets division.

NOMURA (8604.T: )

The investment bank announced the appointments of Nick
Firoozye as head of European interest rates strategy and Ann
Wyman as head of European emerging markets research. Firoozye
joins Nomura from Citadel Investment group where he was head of
fixed income quantitative research. Ann Wyman joins Nomura from
Citigroup (C.N: ) where she most recently a senior economist for
the economic and political strategies group in New York.

BNP PARIBAS CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANKING

The bank made three new hires to its equity distribution
team in South Korea — Eric Yun, head of domestic sales, Jay
Koo, head of international sales, and Joon Park, head of sales
trading. They will report to Sam Paik, head of Korea equity for
BNP Paribas Securities Asia. Yun joins from UBS Securities
where he headed the domestic equity sales team. Koo formerly
held senior equity sales position at JP Morgan, while Park was
head of the sales trading team of Samsung Securities.

NEW YORK LIFE INVESTMENTS

The asset management firm promoted Don Salama, formerly
head of New York Life Retirement Plan Services (RPS), to the
new position of chief strategy officer. It also hired Drew
Lawton, formerly with Fidelity Investments, as a senior
managing director and to serve as RPS chief executive.

VERSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC

The private equity fund hired Suzanne Yoon and David
McReynolds directors for its new offices in Chicago and Los
Angeles. Yoon, who will be based in Chicago, was formerly a
senior vice-president of CIT’s National Restructuring Group,
while McReynolds, who will be based in Los Angeles, was
previously a principal at American Capital Ltd.

GORDON BROTHERS GROUP

The advisory, restructuring and investment firm appointed
Jeffrey Lerner as chief business development officer in its
asset appraisal and valuation group. Lerner was formely a
founding partner and president of Great American Group Advisory
& Valuation Services.

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(Compiled by Viraj Nair in Bangalore and Steve Eder in New
York)

UPDATE 3-MOVES-Cantor Fitzgerald, Regional Plan Association