ABI has appointed Clive Bannister to its board.
Bannister is currently the group chief executive of Phoenix Group Holdings and before this was group managing director of insurance and asset management at HSBC Holdings. He worked at HSBC since 1994 and id proven in his ability to provide strategic support to leading insurance companies. Bannister will be responsible for working with other board members to help shape the future of the industry.
Hymans Robertson has hired Michael Abramson as a partner and risk transfer specialist.
Abramson has over 15 years in consulting and insurance joins from Prudential where he was director of wholesale transactions. In his previous role he was responsible for the firm’s bulk annuity team, playing a role in in both the largest buy-in (£3bn) and buy-out (£2.5bn). Prior to this Abramson held senior roles at Legal & General and Mercer.
Muse Advisory has appointed Chris Fagan as an associate director.
Fagan joins the independent pensions management consultancy having worked as investment director in Willis Towers Watson (WTW) fiduciary management team. He was also named a company appointed trustee and an investment committee member of WTW Pension Scheme. In his new role, Fagan will be working with an independent governance specialist to enhance schemes governance and improve investor outcomes.
Fidelity International named Romain Boscher as global chief investment officer of equities.
Romain joins from Amundi Asset Management where he spent seven years as the head of equities and before this spent 11 years Groupama in a number of senior roles. He will report to Bart Grenier, global head of asset management and will become a member the firm’s global operating committee. Romain will be based in Fidelity’s London office.