Fear of job losses may hang heavily in the air, but some firms in asset management and asset servicing have nevertheless appointed people to newly created positions through the Covid-19 period of uncertainty.
Newly created positions, at least when senior, can be a sign not only of a firm’s business direction, but also of where it will be hiring.
If you feel you’ve got the right CV and want a change, here are some firms that have made recent new hires that might consider you.
Specialist fund administrator Sanne appointed a global head of private debt, based in London. Demand for this alternative form of fixed income appears to show ongoing demand despite Covid-19.
Capital Group appointed a global head of ESG when Jessica Ground joined the firm from Schroders.
PGIM appointed a chief economist for fixed income – a move that came not long after the firm’s real estate division opened and hired for an Italian office.
The recently merged Federated Hermes, the firm hired a fixed income investment director.
In the world of ‘ManCos’, Carne Group appointed Bill Gourlay to a global relationship management role, announced in April.
Although before the full onslaught of Covid-19, specialist admin provider IQ-EQ appoint a UK and Ireland managing director.
And finally, Dublin-based fund manager Mediolanum has made a number of hires in recent months. Furio Pietribiasi, managing director, said the firm was investing in “new competencies and expanding the existing expertise”.
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