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Notable CEO moves:

  • Richard Haworth is promoted to CEO of Americas at Barclays. Prior to this, Haworth was Deputy CEO.
  • Rakesh Vengayil is promoted to Deputy CEO of APAC for BNP Paribas’s Asset Management division. Prior, Vengayil was COO for APAC, a role which has now been eliminated.
  • Charles W. Scharf is appointed CEO of BNY Mellon, replacing Gerald Hassell. He joins from Visa where he was most recently CEO.
  • Alex Perry is promoted to CEO of Bupa Insurance UK. Prior to this, Alex was General Manager of Bupa UK’s Customers.
  • Tom Patrick, former Global Head of Equities is appointed Americas CEO for Deutsche Bank. He replaces Bill Woodley who leaves the bank.
  • Mark Okerstrom is promoted CEO of Expedia. Prior to this, Okerstrom was CFO.
  • Cilin O’Flynn is promoted to CEO, Hong Kong for Generali. Prior, O’Flynn was Group Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development based out of Milan.
  • Rob Ritchie joins HSBC as Co-Head of Global Business Banking UK. Prior, Ritchie was Head of European Corporate Debt Capital Markets at Goldman Sachs.
  • Mark Milliner is promoted to CEO of ING Australia. Prior, Mark was COO of ING.
  • Marianne Harrison is promoted to President and CEO for John Hancock, Manulife’s US business. Prior, Harrison was President and CEO of Manulife Canada.
  • Anil Wadhwani joins Manulife Asia as CEO. Prior, Wadhwani was Global Head of Operations at Citi Group.
  • Michael Doughty is promoted to President and CEO of Manulife Canada. Prior, Doughty was General Manager of Manulife Life Insurance.
  • Helena Chen is promoted to Country Manager for Hong Kong and Macau for Mastercard. Prior, Chen was Division Head, Market Development. Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan.
  • Peter Jackson joins Paddy Power Betfair as CEO from WorldPay where he was UK CEO.
  • Jerome Matrundola joins PartnerRe as CEO, Life and Health, Asia. Prior, Matrundola was Head of North Asia and Regional Partnerships at SCOR.
  • Nic Nicandrou joins PCA as CEO. Prior, Nicandrou joins from Prudential UK where he was Chief Financial Officer.
  • Damien Leonard is promoted to CEO of Pinetree Capital. Leonard was previously COO.
  • Patrick Regan is promoted to CEO of QBE. Prior, Regan was Chief Executive of Australia and New Zealand Operations.
  • Kerry Wong joins REA Group as Greater China CEO. Prior, Wong was Senior Director for Global Operations, Operational Excellence in Asia for PayPal.
  • Michelle Seitz joins Russell Investments as CEO. Prior, Seitz was Head of William and Blair Investment Management.
  • Sameer Shegal joins Traydstream as CEO. Prior, Shegal was Head of Trade for Europe, Middle East, and Africa at Citi Bank.
  • Charlotte Hogg joins VISA Europe as CEO. Prior, Hogg was Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.
  • Paul Stoddart is promoted to CEO of Vocalink. Prior, Stoddart was Deputy CEO.
  • Dara Khosrowshahi joins Uber as CEO. Prior Khosrowshahi was CEO of Expedia.
  • James Kent is promoted to CEO of Willis. Prior, Kent was deputy CEO.
  • Fabrice Chemouny is named Head of Asia Pacific for Natixis Global Asset Management. Chemouny was previously EVP of International Institutional Sales at the company.

EMEA FS:

  • Alistair Welman joins Aegon as Head of Marketing Communications. Prior, Alistair was Head of Marketing for the Elevate Platform at AXA.
  • David Ebstien joins Aviva as Chief Strategy and Customer Officer. Prior, Ebstien was a EMEIA Head and a Partner at Ernst & Young and was responsible for Digital Financial Services.
  • Michael Laufhoff is promoted to Head of Business Banking for the Bank of Ireland. Prior, Michael was Head of Business Banking Growth.
  • Thomas Nielsen joins Deutsche Bank as Chief Digital Officer for Global Transaction Banking. Prior, Nielsen was Chief Digital Officer for Tesco.
  • Suzanne Minifie is appointed Head of Handelsbanken Yorkshire & North East UK. Minifie currently works as an Area Manager for Handelsbanken Northern UK.
  • Christoph Hartgens is promoted to Chief Digital Officer of Julius Baer & Co. Prior, Christoph was Head of Channels and Partner Business Transformation.
  • Chris Jackson is named Chief International Operations Officer for Natixis Global Asset Management. Jackson was formerly International Deputy CEO.
  • Oliver Bilal is named Head of International Sales and Marketing responsible for Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East of Asset manager Natixis Global Asset Management.
  • Nigel Hunt joins Tesco Bank as Managing Director of Brand and Marketing. Hunt joins from Barclays where he was Managing Director of Brand and Marketing.
  • John Lyons joins TSB as Director of Payments. Prior, John was Head of Strategy, Innovation and Business Development at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

EMEA Non-FS:

  • Hugo Pinto joins Accenture as Managing Director, Digital. Pinto joins from IBM, where he was Innovation Officer.
  • Luca Cassina joins Amazon as Director of Seller Services. Prior to this Cassina was Chief Commercial Officer for Continental Europe, Africa, and the Middle East at PayPal.
  • David Glennon joins Arcadis as UK Head of Digital. Prior to this, Glennon was Director of Digital Project Delivery at AECOM.
  • Stefan Benz joins Avaloq as Head of Digital and Front. Prior, Benz was Head of IWM IT EMEA and Regulatory at Credit Suisse.
  • Jonny Crowe joins BCA Marketplace as Chief Digital Officer. Prior to this Crowe was Operating Advisor at Apex Partners.
  • Christian Birk joins Bang & Olufsen joins as Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President. Previously Birk was at DigitasLBI as a Managing Director for San Francisco and Los Angeles.
  • Mike Bracken, Chief Digital Officer at the Co-op Group, leaves to focus on his non-executive career.
  • Matthew Clarke joins Deloitte Digital as a Digital Partner. Clarke was formerly CTO for Amaze.
  • Wendy Stonefield joins Deloitte Digital as a Director. Wendy was previously Amaze Chief Commercial Director.
  • Francis Keeling joins Discovery Communications as SVP, International Digital. Prior to this, Keeling was VP Global Head of Licensing at Spotify.
  • Barnaby Davis joins EY as Executive Director and Head of Digital for UK Financial Services Advisory. Prior to this, Davis was Divisional Director, Group Retail Strategy for Nationwide.
  • Ana Jakimovska joins Guardian News & Media as Director of Product. Jakimovska joins from Sky, where she was Head of Product Management for Sky News.
  • Liz Darran joins Intuit as UK Marketing Director. Darran was previously Director of International Branding at Sky.
  • Claire Waugh joins Jack Wills as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to this, Claire was Director of Marketing at Burberry.
  • Alex Moore joins Lenovo as Marketing Director for EMEA. Prior to this Moore was a Senior Advisor to Catalyx.
  • Sophie Fevrier joins Linedata as Director of Innovation, Communication and Marketing. Prior to this Fevrier was Deputy Head of Operational Risk Department.
  • Colin Murphy joins as Chief Commercial Officer of Nex Optimisation. He will also act as Head of Sales for Nex regulatory reporting. His most recent position was Head of Sales trading at Goldman Sachs in London.
  • Bertrand Bodson joins Novartis as Chief Digital and Marketing Officer. Prior to this, Bodson was Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for Sainsbury’s Argos.
  • Thomas Verstege joins Pepper.com as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to this, he was Head of EU Marketing for Amazon Devices.
  • Dianne Bogoian joins Prudential Annuities as Head of Product. Prior to this, Bogoian was SVP of Product Management for Voya Financial.
  • Ivan Buechi joins Swisscom, as Head of Digital Banking Platforms. Buechi joins from Glarner Kantonalbank, where he led the bank’s digital strategy.
  • Theo Blackwell is named the City of London’s first Chief Digital Officer. Prior to this, Theo worked for a Government-backed Public group.
  • Mike Johnstone joins Volvo as Director of Marketing Strategy. Prior to this, he was Head of Marketing Operations International for Harley Davidson.

Americas FS:

  • Barry Rodrigues joins Barclaycard as Head of International. Previously Barry was Head of Digital Payments at Citi.
  • Deepak Khandelwal joins CIBC as Group Head of Client Connectivity and Innovation. Khandelwal was previously Chief Customer Officer at Rogers.
  • Greg Baxter, leaves as the Head of Global Head of Digital at Citi Group, to take on the role of Chief Digital Officer for MetLife.
  • Shadman Zafar joins Citi as Head of Digital. Zafar was previously Head of Products at JPMorgan Chase.
  • George Corbin joins Mars as Chief Digital Demand Officer. Corbin was previously SVP Digital at Marriott International.
  • Sandeep Dadlani joins Mars as Chief Digital Officer. Prior to this, Dadlani was Head of Americas and Global Head of Retail, CPG, Logistics and Manufacturing at Infosys.
  • Paul Gable joins Prudential Financial as Chief Underwriting Officer. Prior to this, Gable was President and Co-Founder of IBX.
  • Eric Eden joins Receipt Bank as Chief Marketing Officer. Eden was previously CMO at Socrata.
  • Dina Santoro joins Voya Investment Management as Head of Product and Marketing Strategy. Prior to this, Santoro was Managing Director and Head of Product Strategy and Distribution at QMA.
  • Charles Moore, joins VW Credit Inc. as SVP Marketing and Chief Digital Officer. Moore was previously SVP and Head of Digital Marketing at U.S. Bank.
  • Beverly Anderson is promoted to Head of Cards and Retail Services at Wells Fargo. Prior to this, Beverly was EVP Consumer Financial Services.

Americas Non-FS:

  • John Mansfield joins GE Aviation as Chief Digital Officer. Mansfield was previously SVP Cyber and Security Analytics at ViON Corporation.
  • David Desharnais and Belinda Rodman have joined the board of GroundSwell. Desharnais is currently SVP and GM, Digital and Commercial Platforms at American Express and Rodman is VP of Client  Engagement at PTP.
  • Sastry Durvasula joins Marsh L.L.C as Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data and Analytics Officer. Durvasula joins from American Express where he was SVP and Unit CIO, Head of Data and Digital Tech.
  • Kate Johnson joins Microsoft as President and CVP for the USA. Johnson was previously Chief Commercial Officer at GE Digital.
  • Kelly Price joins MGM Resorts International as Chief Digital Officer. Prior to this Price was Global Vice President of Digital Products at Starbucks.
  • Jon Alferness joins Pinterest as Head of Ad Products. Alferness was previously VP, Product Management, Shopping and Travel for Google.
  • Victor Fetter joins Vertiv Inc as Chief Digital Officer. Fetter was previously CIO at LPL.

APAC FS:

  • Jennifer Scott joins ANZ as GM Digital Transformation and Performance. Scott was previously COO Europe for eBay
  • Stuart A. Spencer joins AIA Group as Chief Marketing Officer. He joins from Zurich where he was CEO for General Insurance Asia and then Group CEO for Asia.
  • Joyce Phillips joins AXA as CEO, Customer Innovation and New Business. Joyce joins from ANZ where she was CEO Global Wealth and Group Managing Director Marketing & Innovation
  • Owen Joyce becomes the Commercial Director of CashDeck. Owen was previously CEO of Ascent Learning Group.
  • Raoff Lahiff joins DBS as Head of Digital for Institutional Banking. Lahiff was previously Regional Head of Product Management, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, Asia at HSBC.
  • Andrea Valecchi is appointed Asia Head of Employee Benefits for Generali.
  • Bruce de Broize is appointed Generali as APAC Head of Distribution. He was previously AXA APAC Head of Distribution.
  • Neil Gardner joins Generali Asia as Chief Customer Officer. Neil joins from HDD Asia Consulting where he was Regional Director.
  • Joyce Au-Yeung joins MetLife Asia as Head of Health. She joins from FWD Group Vice President, Distribution Strategy.
  • Sanjeev Kapur joins MetLife APAC as Chief Marketing Officer. He joins from Citibank where he was APAC EMEA Head of Marketing and Digital Sales.
  • Bettina Pidcock is appointed QBE Insurance, Australia & New Zealand Chief Customer Officer.
  • Gabriel Lo joins Standard Chartered as Director of Digital and User Experience. Prior to this, Lo was Head of Integration for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea for PayPal.
  • Pedro Sousa Cardoso joins Standard Chartered as Global Head of Digital Commerce based in Singapore. Prior to this, Pedro was SVP, Head of Multichannel, CRM and Digital Transformation at Emirates NBD.
  • Angus Fu joins Sun Life Financial as Director, Agency Distribution. He joins from AIA where he was Head of Distribution Platforms & Agency Strategy.
  • Scott Tanner joins Westpac Bank as Chief Digital Officer. Tanner was previously Chief Executive of the Bank of Melbourne.
  • Mei-Chee Shum joined Willis Towers Watson Life Insurance Sales and Practice Leader, Greater China. She joins from AIA where she was Chief Marketing Officer for Philam.

APAC Non-FS:

  • Thomas Achhorner joins Additiv as Global Head of Solutions. Prior to this, Achhorner was Partner for Digital Financial Services at Strategy&, part of PWC.
  • Giorgio Migliarina joins Accenture as Industry Lead for Communications. Prior to this, Migliarina was Chief Technology Officer and Innovation Officer for Telekom Malaysia.
  • Nihmal Marrie joins CellC as Chief Digital Officer. Marrie joins from Liberty Group where he was Divisional Director for Digital and Customer Propositions.
  • Mark Drasutis joins IAG Insurance as Chief Digital Officer. Drasutis joins from News Corporation Australia where he was Chief Product Officer for Digital
  • James Gaubert joins Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia as Head of Digital and Social. Prior to this Gaubert was CEO of Bruce Clay’s Middle East.
  • Kerry Agiasotis joins Sage as EVP of Asia Pacific. Prior to this Agiosotis was Managing Director, Business Solutions division for Western Union in London.

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