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  • Sharon Starkey joins Allianz Global Investors as HR Director for the UK. She was formerly HR Director of the UK Asset and Wealth businesses at Rothschild.
  • Vio Ivanova becomes Luxembourg and International Head of HR at Candriam. She Joins from Luxair Group where she was HR Business Partner for the Airline Business.
  • Richard Gartside has been appointed Global Head of Human Capital at Capco. He Joins from BearingPoint where he was HR Director.
  • Tamsin Webster is now Head of Organisation Effectiveness at Fidelity. Previously she was Commercial Director at YSC.
  • PK Medappa has been appointed Head of HR for First Abu Dhabi Bank, the merged entity comprising First Gulf Bank and National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Formerly he was the Group Head of HR for Standard Chartered.
  • Brian McLoughlin becomes the Group Director for HR at Hitachi Capital. He joined from AIG, where he was Regional EMEA Head of HR.
  • Wienand Combrink has been appointed Global Head of Learning Services at HSBC in London. Previously he was the Global Head of Learning Delivery at Standard Chartered, based in Singapore.
  • Sandra Locke is now the Global Director of HR at Lombard International. Formerly she was MD for Global HR at Guy Carpenter.
  • Helen Cook is now CHRO for RBS, succeeding Elaine Arden, who has joined HSBC. She was promoted from HR Director at RBS with responsibility for Organisation and Performance.
  • Lindsey Boden becomes Head of HR for Rokos Capital Management. She joins from Goldman Sachs where she was the EMEA HR Business Partner for Investment Management.
  • Guy Cohen has been announced as Head of Talent Management UK for Capital One. He was formerly Head of Global Talent Planning at SABMiller.
  • Linda Cook joins Standard Chartered as Senior Manager, Talent Programmes. In prior roles she had been Head of HR EMEA for ANZ and Head of HR for the Commercial Bank of Qatar.
  • Simon Constantine has joined UBS as Head of Central Reward. Previously he was Head of HR for Europe and EMEA Head of Reward and Mobility for Citi.
  • Nick Martin is now International Head of Compensation and Benefits for Visa Europe. Previously he was EMEA Head of Reward at Merrill Lynch.
  • Vicki Mawson becomes Co-Talent Management Director for Visa Europe, joining from L’Oréal where she was Talent Acquisition Director for UK and Ireland.
  • Jane Shaw is now Employee Communications and Experience Director for Visa Europe, having previously been International Employee Engagement Director at NBC Universal.
  • Arnold Dhanesar has been appointed Chief Talent Officer for Zurich Insurance. Dhanesar joins the firm from MetLife in New York.


  • Kate Ferguson has been appointed Director of Global Recruitment for Baker McKenzie. Formerly she was Chief Recruiting Officer at King and Spalding.
  • Natalie Langley is now Head of HR at Captify. Formerly she was Head of HR for Yieldify.
  • Louise Patterson becomes Chief People Officer for Graze. She joins from Camelot where she was Group HR Director.
  • Kelly Hartman joins as Chief People Officer at Kambi. Previously she was HR Director at Regus.
  • Jennifer Candee is now Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Mondelez International. Previously she was Global Head of Talent Acquisition at SABMiller.

North America:

  • Neil Davies joins Activision Blizzard as SVP Talent Acquisition from PayPal where he was Global Head of Talent Acquisition.
  • Glory De Simone becomes CHRO for E*TRADE. Previously she worked as an independent consultant and had been CHRO at Brown Brothers Harriman prior to this.
  • Asker Saeed has been announced as Head of Diversity and Inclusion with Fried Frank. Previously Saeed had held a similar role with Day Pitney.
  • Kelly Glass joins Interac / Acxsys Corporation as Chief People & Culture Officer from RBC where she was VP, Global Talent Acquisition & Resourcing.
  • Kelly Joscelyne has joined Mastercard as Chief Talent Officer in New York. She was previously Global Head of Talent Management Strategy at PwC.
  • Lucien Alziari has been appointed CHRO at Prudential Financial, succeeding Sharon Taylor, who retires. Previously he was EVP of HR and Group HR Officer for A.P. Moller Maersk.
  • Tami Rosen has been appointed VP of People at information sharing platform Quora. Rosen was previously with Apple and prior to this Goldman Sachs.


  • Soyong Jensen becomes CHRO for Group Office and Shared Services at AIA. Jensen was previously Regional Head of HR for CIB Markets and Banking at JPMorgan.
  • Julie Harrison has been appointed CHRO for Allianz Asia Pacific. Previously she was Group Head of Talent Development at Allianz.
  • Kathyrn van der Merwe joins ANZ as Group Executive Talent and Culture. She Joins from Bain and Company, where she was a VP in the Results Delivery team.
  • Nerida Oliver is now the International HR Business Partner at ANZ, having previously been the Head of Resourcing for APAC, Europe and America; and acting Head of HR Delivery for APAC, Europe and America.
  • Delton Li becomes Head of Regional Training and Talent Management at Bank of China, having previously been Head of Talent Acquisition for Personal and Commercial Banking.
  • Prashant Bhatnagar has joined Credit Suisse within Talent Acquisition, from Hike Messenger, where he was Senior Director for People and Culture.
  • Leslie Raymond becomes APAC Head of People at NAB. She was previously APAC HR Director at Air New Zealand.
  • Gautam Dev joins as HR Regional Director (Asia) for Organisational Capability at Prudential, joining from Eastspring Investments where he was CHRO.
  • Peter Hatt takes on a broader role as ASA HR Regional Head and Global Head of HR for Commercial, Private and Wealth Management at Standard Chartered. Since 2015, Hatt’s role has been Regional Head of HR for ASEAN and South Asia at the Bank.
  • Jeff Kozan becomes Head of HR and Communications for Sun Life Asia. He relocated to Hong Kong from Toronto, having previously held the role of SVP for Total Rewards at Sun Life Financial.
  • Damian Reid has been appointed Senior Corporate Centre APAC HR Business Partner for UBS. He joined from Zurich Insurance where he was APAC HR Business Partner.


  • Helen Champion becomes APAC Head of HR for Bird and Bird. Previously she was an HR Business Partner at Eversheds.
  • Sujaya Banerjee becomes CEO at Capstone People Consulting, having previously been the Chief Talent Officer and Senior VP of HR at Essar Group.
  • Clare Trevaskis becomes Head of Talent Acquisition at Coca-Cola Amatil. Previously she was APAC Talent Acquisition Strategy and Operations Lead at EY.
  • Jessica Maley becomes APAC Head of Talent Acquisition at GroupM. Previously she was Talent Acquisition Director at GroupM, relocating from Australia to Singapore.
  • Subhanka Roy Chowdhury has been appointed the APAC Head of HR for Lenovo. Previously he was Global Head for HR Strategy, M&A and HR analytics.
  • Rocky Esguerra becomes APAC VP of HR at Pfizer, joining from Procter and Gamble, where he was APAC HR Director, Headquarters and APAC Head of Employee Relations.
  • Lien Chu is promoted to Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, having previously been the Area Director of HR and Learning at the organisation.
  • Debashish Chatterjee becomes APAC Head of HR at SPX FLOW, joining from Bombardier Transportation where he was the EMEA HR Director.
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