People News Archives: 2021

A press release tells us, "The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of William A. Birdthistle, currently a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, as Director of the Division of Investment Management. The Division oversees regulatory policy for investment advisers and investment companies, including mutual funds."

S&P Global Fund Ratings is seeking a Ratings Analyst and an Associate Director. Click on the links above or contact Guyna Johnson for more information.

Don Cooley has started as the new Head of US FIG Liquidity Sales at HSBC Global Asset Management (USA). Cooley was formerly with SSGA.

Fitch Ratings is seeking a Senior Analyst or Associate Director to join its Funds group.

Citi Treasury & Trade Solutions, the group in charge of the online money fund trading portal, is seeking a Liquidity Solution Specialist Head – Director and a Liquidity Solution Specialist – VP.

CastleOak Securities hired Kevin Ronan and Daniel Deighan to its Money Fund Solutions team. Both were formerly at BNY Mellon.

Douglas Pagliaro is now with New York Community Bank. He was previously at UMB.

HSBC appointed Manish Kohli ... as Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management (GLCM), reports He succeeds Diane Reyes, who is retiring.

Sara Flour is a new Director, Institutional Liquidity Sales at RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc.

Jay Mueller will retire from Wells Capital Management on Oct. 31, 2021, we learned from a filing.

Arjan Hess has joined Capitolis as Director of Business Development reporting to Shervyn von Hoerl.

Laide Majiyagbe has been appointed Head of Financing and Liquidity "assuming oversight of BNY Mellon's Securities Finance, Liquidity Services and Collateral Segregation (including its Liquidity Direct) businesses," says a press release.

Ted Neely has retired from Goldman Sachs. Jamie Puccinelli has assumed responsibility for the Chicago sales team (and already ran the NY and SF sales teams).

Robert Harder, Director - Short Duration Solutions & MMFs, is no longer with City National Rochdale, manager of the CNR Money Funds.

BlackRock Cash Management appointed Gray Nelson new Global Head of Marketing, replacing Ellen Bockius (who moved elsewhere at BlackRock). Robert Fischbach has taken on the role of Head of U.S. Sales with Joe Ernst (FI Sales) and Kevin Fitzgerald (Corporate Sales) reporting to him.

S&P Global Fund Ratings is looking for an experienced analyst (3-8 years) with an understanding of fund management and credit. Contact for details.

Peter Thompson has joined minority and veteran-owned CAVU Securities as Managing Director - Cash Management Sales.

John Tobin was hired as CIO of Dreyfus Cash Investment Strategies to replace the retiring Patricia Larkin. Tobin was formerly at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.