MOVES-Barclays, F&C Asset Management, RBC Global Asset Management

Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:32am EDT
 
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Aug 22 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Thursday. To inform us of other job changes, email to moves@thomsonreuters.com.

BARCLAYS PLC

The British bank appointed Jeff Deck as country head for Australia and New Zealand, replacing Cynthia Whelan who left in May, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Deck, Barclay's Asia vice chairman, had taken on the role in an interim capacity since Whelan's departure and had relocated from Singapore.

F&C ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC

Activist investor Edward Bramson has stepped down as chairman of the fund firm he took control of in a 2011 boardroom coup, after reshuffling its strategy and management team.

The company named Kieran Poynter as Bramson's successor. Poynter was previously an independent non-executive director and was formerly chairman of the audit and compliance committee and a member of the nomination, remuneration and risk committees.   Continued...