June 23, 2013 4:56 am

Movers & shakers: June 17

● T Bailey, the fund of funds manager, has recruited Peter Askew as a senior fund manager. He joins from Salisbury Partners, the multi-family office, where he served on the investment committee and bore responsibility for income, multi-asset and hedge fund strategies.

● Industry Funds Management has appointed two new staff members to its debt investments team: Hannah Lindberg, an investment analyst based in London, and Linda Cunningham, an investment director who will work from the group’s Melbourne office. Ms Lindberg was formerly an assistance vice-president for restructuring business support with Barclays, while Ms Cunningham joins from AMP Capital where she was the chief manager for commercial lending.


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● JPMorgan Asset Management has appointed Prashant Sharma as head of international fixed income for insurance.

Mr Sharma, who joins from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, will concentrate on finding fixed income investment solutions for JPMorgan Asset Management’s growing insurance solutions business and report to Nick Gartside, the group’s international chief investment officer of fixed income.

● Pioneer Investments has bolstered its European equity research team by appointing two senior research analysts to its Dublin office.

Martin Dolan joins as a senior equity analyst focusing on consumer staples from Execution/Espirito Santo Investment bank, where he covered European consumer stocks. Michael Morris joins from JPMorgan Cazenove, where he was head of construction and building materials as a senior equity analyst focusing on the materials sector.

● Ruston Smith has been appointed chairman of the National Association of Pension Funds, the UK pensions trade group. Mr Smith is now group pensions and insurable risk director at supermarket group Tesco, one of the UK’s largest private sector pension schemes.

Mr Smith succeeds Mark Hyde Harrison, whose two-year tenure at the NAPF’s helm ends next October.

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