MOVES- Northern Trust, Goldman Sachs, LPL Financial

Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:33pm EDT
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Aug 20 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of other job changes, email


The financial group's hedge fund division, Northern Trust Alternatives, has appointed Tristan Thomas as director of portfolio strategy. Thomas joins from Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc in Chicago.


John Shaffer, who co-heads the financial group's New York credit sales, will leave by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said.

Avanish Bhavsar, who currently oversees cross-assets sales will take over the additional role of co-head of credit sales for the U.S. with Jon Meltzer, Goldman Sachs spokeswoman Tiffany Galvin said.

A senior Goldman Sachs freight trader in London, Tor Svelland, will join Geneva-based merchant trader Trafigura Beheer BV as co-head of its dry freight desk, a spokesman from Trafigura confirmed on Wednesday.   Continued...