People on the Move

People on the Move is your definitive tracker of job changes, new leaders, and career shifts among the movers and shakers in global finance. Each day, we track changes in leadership at financial institutions, discuss new funds openings, and the funds that have shuttered their doors and changed strategies.

If you or someone you know in finance has made a big change in their career, contact us or share a press release. We track job developments across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East in both the public and private space. If the job change impacts global investment firms, you’ll find an update and bio in this section.

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Alternative Investments: Essentia Analytics Adds New Board Member (and Other People on the Move This Week)

Essentia Analytics has added Martin Fincham to its Board of Directors. The company is a provider of behavioral data analytics and consulting for professional investors. Fincham comes to the firm with three decades of experience in the technology industry as an entrepreneur, CEO, and advisor to tech companies. He is currently on the boards of multiple B2B SaaS companies, including SHE Software, EyeQuant, Veeqo, Wazoku, and BlackCurve.

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WeWork’s ‘Mr Fixit’ CEO May Be Drawn from A Telecom Company
November 12, 2019

Fixer-upper WeWork’s new CEO could be T-Mobile Head, John Legere. That’s from a report in the Wall Street Journal that says WeWork is in talks with T-Mobile CEO John Legere…
Alan Howard Steps Down from His Post
October 31, 2019

Alan Howard, the founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management, is stepping down from his role as CEO. According to reports, Aron Landy, the firm’s chief risk officer, will assume the…
New KKR Leadership in Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific
October 16, 2019

KKR leadership changes occurred this week. The private equity giant promoted six people (in three pairs) to lead the firm’s private equity businesses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
London Stock Exchange Group Hires Tadashi Tago – (And Other People on the Move)
October 16, 2019

London Stock Exchange Group picks Bloomberg Leader for New Role in Japan The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) hired Tadashi Tago to the role of information services in Japan. Tago…
Blackrock Hires New HR Chief (And Other People on the Move)
October 7, 2019

BlackRock hires always generate headlines. The latest high-profile news is that the world’s largest asset manager has appointed Manish Mehta to the role of global head of human resources. Reuters…
Martin Gilbert is Departing Aberdeen Standard Investments
October 3, 2019

Martin Gilbert is not seeking re-election as chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments. Instead, he will also depart his role vice-chairman of parent company Standard Life Aberdeen on Sept. 30, 2020….
Goldman Shakes Up Asia M&A Team after John Kim Leaves (And Other People on the Move)
October 3, 2019

Bank splits M&A leadership role between two rising stars Goldman Sachs has hired two new leaders to operate the company’s M&A group in Asia ex-Japan. The firm has appointed co-heads…
Credit Suisse COO Out Due to Spying Scandal (and Other People on the Move)
October 1, 2019

The Credit Suisse COO has stepped down after a bizarre spying scandal rattled the firm. An internal probe at the firm found that Pierre-Olivier Bouée ordered the spying on the…
Dennis White Takes Over Massive Chicago Pension Fund (and More People on the Move)
September 30, 2019

The Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund has appointed Dennis White as the new executive director of the $3.8 billion fund. White will replace Jim Mohler, who recently left the fund…
Citadel Launches Zurich Office (And People on the Move)
September 27, 2019

Hedge fund Citadel is launching a new office in Zurich. The new space will host its marketing-arm, Citadel Securities, according to the firm. This division is one of the world’s…

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