UK - Lachlan French has been appointed managing director and head of transitions management for Europe and Asia (ex-Japan) by Barclays Global Investors (BGI).
Rory Tobin, European head of Global Index & Markets Group (GIMG), said: "[French] brings a wealth of experience to BGI. Our transitions team already has a strong track record and he will work with senior members of the team to build on its excellent work and develop the team for future success."
Global Pensions exclusively revealed his departure from State Street last October.
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