UK - Swiss fund manager Pictet & Cie has hired Morley Fund Management's European equities chief, Jeffrey Currington.
A spokesman for Pictet in Switzerland confirmed Currington's appointment, but declined to reveal any further details.
Following Currington's departure, CGNU owned Morley has moved quickly to fill the void. Ian McNeil, who worked under Currington, has taken over as head of the firm’s European equities team.
By Geoffrey Ho
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers