Finance – People Moves – Recruitment Insight

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Utilising Talent Ticker’s unique AI data, we take a look at the top people moves within finance that will have the largest effect on hiring. Talent Ticker analyses millions of data-points each day and provides recruiters with stories, leads, vacancies and trend analysis that allow our users to stay ahead of the game.

With the New Year in full swing bankers, brokers, and budgeteers are knuckling down. It appears the absence of family functions and overindulgence has made way for quiet stairwell phone calls and ‘Updated CV’ emails. This week’s review sees in the new decade with three prompt people moves.

WisdomTree hires Head of UK and Nordic Sales from Invesco ETFs

Ravinder Azad joined WisdomTree as Head of UK and Nordic Sales on the 13th of January, having spent the last 12 years as UK ETF Business Development Director at Invesco ETFs.

In his new role, Azad will be responsible for driving WisdomTree’s sales and business development efforts across the UK and Nordics, this reportedly includes strategic planning, the strengthening of existing relationships and broadening of its investor-base.

Significant hiring is expected as business in this area grows. Our artificial intelligence system has given this story a recruitment score of 40/100, implying a significant chance of hiring.

Former Pensions Minister, Sir Steve Webb, has departed Royal London for Lane Clark & Peacock

The former Pensions Minister and MP for Northavon has joined Lane Clark & Peacock to focus on its client services and to help steer through the increasingly adverse regulatory environment of the modern age.

Having joined on the 10th of February, Webb will also lead Lane Clark & Peacock’s efforts to help keep the wider industry apace with change and its member’s needs.

With this move some hiring is to be expected, with our AI providing a score of 38, indicating a reasonable amount of future hiring.

Aberdeen Standard Investments hires ex-crypto investment head, Adam Grimsley, as Director

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has hired the former Head of Investment Solutions at crypto-asset firm, Prime Factor Capital, Adam Grimsley as an Investment Director.

Grimsley, who left Prime Factor towards the end of 2019 to join ASI this month, having joined the crypto asset firm in 2017, will focus on private credit and work alongside Global Head of Product for Private Equity, Barry Fricke.

This hire comes following a time of significant growth for Aberdeen Standard Investments. With this in mind, our AI has provided a score of 41/100 meaning that there is a significant chance of hiring.

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