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Nikko Asset Management names EMEA sales and marketing head
trueAlex Shaw joined Nikko Asset Management Co. as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa sales and marketing.
Lazard Asset Management picks up Dubai-based team
trueFarah Foustok joined Lazard Asset Management to head up its new Dubai office, leading a team of former ING Investment Management Middle East staffers.
Altius Associates chooses new EMEA chief
trueRhonda Ryan was named partner and head of Europe, Middle East and Africa investments at Altius Associates.
Manulife Asset Management picks head of institutional sales for Europe, Middle East
trueJames Wheeler was named managing director and head of institutional sales, Europe and Middle East at Manulife Asset Management.
ADIA names new Asia ex-Japan equity head
trueSuresh Sadasivan joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as head of Asia ex-Japan for the sovereign wealth fund's internal equities department.
Qatar Investment Authority gets new CEO
trueAhmad Al-Sayed was appointed CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority Tuesday.
PineBridge Investments adds CIO for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
trueWael Aburida has joined PineBridge Investments as chief investment officer, leading its Middle East, North Africa and Turkey team.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority snags former RREEF infrastructure chief
trueJohn McCarthy was named global head of infrastructure at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
BlackRock picks new EMEA chief
trueDavid Blumer was named senior managing director and head of EMEA at BlackRock.
Gulfmena founder and CEO to step down
trueHaissam Arabi, founder and CEO of Gulfmena Investments, will step down as the company closes its proprietary funds and adopts a new strategy after losses in a main vehicle.
AllianceBernstein EMEA client director departs
trueRichard Haxe, senior managing director and co-head of the client group for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at AllianceBernstein, is leaving the company.
Harvard Management adds to its public markets team
trueSanjiv Bhatia, Al-Wadhah Al-Adawi, Amit Tiwari and Srdjan (Serge) Tanjga joined the public markets team at Harvard Management Co. which oversees the $30.7 billion Harvard University endowment
New Zealand fund drops 3 firms over Israeli settlement construction
trueNew Zealand Superannuation Fund excluded from its investment portfolio three companies involved in the construction of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, confirmed Catherine Etheredge, spokeswoman for the NZ$20 billion (US$16.9 billion) fund.