September 26, 2008 / 10:58 AM / 10 years ago

UPDATE 1-MOVES-Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Comerica

(Updates Deutsche, adds Comerica and others)

Sept 26 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Friday. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail


The bank appointed Maarten van Berckel as managing director, Global Banking, Benelux and Nico Torchetti as head of clearing, Domestic Custody Services (DCS), Asia Pacific.

Van Berckel was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers Benelux, and will be based in Amsterdam. Torchetti, who was previously with Fortis Clearing Japan, will be based in Hong Kong and will join with immediate effect.


Global banking giant JPMorgan Chase said it named Russian economic reformer Anatoly Chubais, one of the least popular figures among the Russian public, to its international advisory board.

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The U.S. regional bank hired Curtis Farmer as its new executive vice president of Wealth and Institutional Management. Farmer will join Comerica on October 20 from Wachovia Corp WB.N.


British money transfer company Earthport Plc said it has appointed Lady Olga Maitland as a non-Executive Director with immediate effect. [ID:nBNG322525]


The company hired Audrey Childe-Freeman as Vice President and Senior Currency Strategist as part of its Foreign Exchange Currency Strategy team. Previously, Childe-Freeman was a Senior European Economist at CIBC World Markets. She will be based in London.


The hedge fund and alternative investment industry body elected three non-executive directors.

Doug Shaw of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd will be responsible for Europe, Middle East and Africa; Sean Simon, of Ivy Asset Management Corp, will be responsible for the Americas; and Peter Douglas, of GFIA Pte Ltd, will be responsible for the Asia-Pacific region.

Shaw, Simon and Douglas will represent their respective regions for a two-year period. (Compiled by Amiteshwar Singh in Bangalore)

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