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  • David Mathers is now solely responsible for all financial aspects of Credit Suisse Group. The IT division is now headed by Claude Honegger and Operations by Pierre-Olivier Bouée. The restructuring was also followed by the departure of Kirsty Roth, previously David’s COO.
  • Antoine Boublil has been appointed CFO of the Swiss Universal Bank of Credit Suisse. He was previously the CFO of Cembra Money Bank.
  • Rooney Coleman has been appointed CFO and Managing Director, Corporate & Institutional Banking, US at RBS. He was previously Assistant Controller in the region.
  • Marcus Komm joins UBS as Deputy Head of CCAR. Marcus joins from PWC where he was a financial services consultant.
  • Amin Haque joins Standard Chartered as the CFO for infrastructure.
  • Christopher Eger has been appointed CFO of Nyrstar. Previously Chris was at Trafigura where he was a senior member of the mergers and acquisitions team.
  • Bret Woudstra joins Standard Chartered as the Group Head of External Reporting. Bret was previously the Global Financial Controller, Corporate & Institutional Banking at RBS.
  • Peter Reid, CFO for the European region at HSBC, moved internally to become CRO, Europe.  Dave Watts, CFO for the Commerical Bank, covers the role on an interim basis.
  • Jennifer Mathias joins EFG Private Bank as CFO & Deputy CEO. She was previously the CFO at Coutts.
  • David Biegel joins HSBC from the PRA as US Head of Stress Testing replacing Blair Selber who becomes US Treasurer.                
  • Tom Pfaff joins Standard Chartered as Finance COO and Head of Finance Transformation. Tom previously led finance transformation and architecture at RBS.
  • Kirt Gardner has been appointed Group CFO at UBS, succeeding Tom Naratil who vacates the CFO / COO role to become president of UBS Americas.Kirt had previously been the CFO for the wealth management business.
  • Ian Simmonds is named as CFO by TPG Specialty Lending, succeeding Robert Ollwerther, who held the interim CFO role following Alan Kirshenbaum’s departure in early October. Ian joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
  • Bea Ordonez is named as CFO by OTC Markets Group. She joins from Convergex Group where she was most recently Chief Operating Officer.
  • Rachel Hamen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at Luxembourg based KBL European Private Bankers. Hamen previously worked at State Street as CFO covering continental Europe.
  • Graham Hodges is named as the acting Group CFO at ANZ. He replaces Shayne Elliot who is due to take over as Group Chief Executive.

Buy – Side

  • Andrew Hunt joins Royal London Asset Management as Finance Director. He was previously Head of Financial Reporting and Analysis at Aviva Investors.
  • David Clayton joins Aviva Investors as the CFO, replacing Clifford Abrahams.  David previously worked at Standard Life as Director of Group Finance.


  • Clifford Abrahams joins insurance business Delta Lloyd as Group CFO. He was previously the CFO at Aviva Investors.
  • Bill Gaumond  is promoted to the CFO position by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, succeeding Giulio Terzariol who will join parent Allianz SE in Munich to head its group planning and control team. Gaumond was most recently senior vice president of asset liability and investment risk management.
  • Roger Millay has been appointed CFO of the newly formed Willis Towers Watson business.

Retail / Challenger Banks

  • Peter Bole is hired by Virgin Money as CFO although is not scheduled to join until 2017. Peter was previously CFO at Tesco Bank.
  • Eleena Broadfoot joins Funding Circle as Interim CFO. Eleena is covering for permanent CFO Alysha Randall who took maternity leave in November 2015.
  • Lawrence Angelilli is named as  CFO by MoneyGram International, succeeding the new chief executive Alexander Holmes. The company also appointed John Stoneham Controller and Principal Accounting Officer.
  • Hannah Bernard joins Barclays as Personal Banking CFO from Sainsbury’s.


  • Liz Beshel Robinson, Goldman Sachs’ Global Treasurer, retires from the bank.
  • Robin Vince, the current Global Head of Operations replaces her.
  • James von Moltke is promoted by Citigroup Inc. to Treasurer, filling a job left vacant earlier this year when Eric Aboaf left to become Citizens Financial Group’s Chief Financial Officer.  Von Moltke joined Citigroup in 2009 and was most recently Global Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.


  • Paul Batten joins Barclays as the Head of Global IT Infrastructure Audit.  Paul also has responsibility for the Asia Pacific IT audit function.
  • Curtis Baron has joined Barclays as the Head of Audit for Information Security.  Curtis joins from KPMG where he was focusing on cyber-security.
  • Andy Young joins Barclays as the Global Head of IT Audit for the investment banking business. Andy was previously the Group Head of IT Audit at London Stock Exchange.
  • Alison Mcfadyen returns to London to become the Group Head of Internal Audit at Standard Chartered, succeeding Julian Wynter. She was previously based in New York, leading the US supervisory remediation programme for the bank.
  • Steve Walton joins Prudential as the CRO for Prudential PMG and PruCap. Steve previously led the regional audit function at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.