Wednesday people roundup

first_imgSpence Johnson – Will Mayne has been promoted to director. He studied Economics at the University of Cambridge and management at the Judge Business School before running a team of analysts at Informa. Since joining Spence Johnson, he has worked on a wide variety of strategic projects across European institutional.Newton Investment Management – Julian Lyne has been appointed global head of distribution. He was previously head of business development and global consultant relationships at Newton. He joined the company in the summer of 2014 from F&C Investments, where he was head of institutional business.BNY Mellon – Richard Gill has been appointed head of BNY’s Markets business in the EMEA region. Gill has worked at BNY Mellon for more than 20, years and his previous roles include co-head of FX Trading and chief FX Dealer. Meanwhile, Ileana Sodani is to lead the Asset Servicing Relationship Development business in the EMEA. She formerly held the position of chief relationship officer of Pershing’s EMEA business.bfinance – Peter Hobbs is joining as managing director of private markets. Hobbs recently left MSCI, where he was head of real estate research. Hobbs was previously head of global research at Deutsche Bank’s real estate investment management business RREEF, before joining MSCI in 2010.UBS Asset Management – Asher Garnett has joined as director of UK business development for the global real estate business of UBS. Garnett joins from BlackRock, where he spent the past five years. Prior to this, he spent four years on CMBS at Bank of America. Pension Protection Fund, West Midlands Pension Fund, Financial Conduct Authority, Redington, Willis Towers Watson, Spence Johnson, Newton Investment Management, BNY Mellon, bfinance, UBS Asset ManagementPension Protection Fund – Leanne Clements has joined the UK’s PPF as responsible investment manager. Clements was most recently responsible investment officer at West Midlands Pension Fund. She held a similar position at the London Pensions Fund Authority and has also worked at Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), a proxy voting and engagement firm. Ebba Schmidt, who was the responsible investment manager at the PPF and implemented its responsible investment strategy, died last year.Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – Acting chief executive Tracey McDermott is to leave the FCA on 1 July. In January, she decided in early December 2015 to withdraw from the process to appoint the permanent chief executive but would continue as acting CEO until a permanent replacement was in post. Andrew Bailey was appointed as the new chief executive on 26 January and is due to take up the position this summer.Redington – Jinesh Patel has been appointed vice-president of the DC & Financial Well-being Consulting Practice. He joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he provided defined contribution consultancy advice. Before then, he worked at HSBC.last_img read more

West Florida Volleyball Rolls over Armstrong Atlantic 3-0

first_img Sept. 14, 2007 Box Score  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The UWF Volleyball team defeated Armstrong Atlantic 30-20, 30-19, 30-20, to win their first match in the UAH Country Inn & Suites Invitational in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday. The victory was the Argos ninth 3-0 sweep this season as they improved to 10-2 overall on the season. Setter Madeline Gonzalez (Sr. / Puerto Rico) paced the Argos with 38 assists, and spread the offense around to 11 different Argos that recorded kills.Senior Outside Hitter Isabela Gualberto (Sr. / Brazil) led the Argo offense with 11 kills in 19 attempts, while Luciana Rapach (Jr. / Brazil) chipped in 10 kills in 16 attempts. The Argos made the most of their opportunities, as they connected on 50 kills in only 116 attempts. Meanwhile, Armstrong Atlantic (3-11) recorded only 32 kills in 113 attempts.The Argos were minus Freshmen starting Outside Hitter Chelsea Wilhoite (Jacksonville, Fla.), who sustained an injury in practice this week and may miss the next couple of weeks. However, Senior Danielle Spitzer (Birmingham, Ala.) stepped up and made the most of her opportunities by connecting on 7 kills in only 10 attempts and recording three blocks.”We did a great job with our personnel switches and didn’t lose any momentum” Coach Melissa Wolter stated in response to the fact that 11 different players had kills for her team. “Luciana (Rapach) is playing real well for us right now, and Danielle (Spitzer) had a very efficient match, as she did the right thing and executed very well on all her opportunities, and Madi (Madeline Gonzalez) again had a good match setting up our hitters nicely,” explained Wolter after the match.Defensively, the Argos stopped the Armstrong Atlantic attack with 5 blocks and 55 digs. Rapach led the defense with 13 digs, to go along with her attack percentage of .625. The Argos as a team hit .302 while Armstrong Atlantic hit only .106.West Florida plays again Friday evening in the tournament against Francis Marion. On Saturday, the Argos will play against UNC-Pembroke at 9:00 AM, and finish out the tournament against Arkansas Tech at 1:00 PM Saturday. All matches are being played at Spragins Hall in Huntsville, Ala. Print Friendly Version Share West Florida Volleyball Rolls over Armstrong Atlantic 3-0last_img read more