- Linklaters has elected Philip Goss as partner in the firm’s pensions practice, taking effect from the 1 May 2016.
Goss, who joined Linklaters in 2006, advises corporates and trustees on the full range of pensions law issues, including corporate transactions and restructurings, refinancings, scheme mergers, investment issues, buy-ins and buy-outs and liability management exercises. He is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers and the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association.
- Newton Investment Management has appointed Julian Lyne as global head of distribution.
This new role includes providing leadership for both global marketing and sales. Formerly head of business development and global consultant relationships, he will continue to report to Colin Cowie, commercial director.
Lyne joined Newton in June 2014 with a remit to galvanise its global consultant relations and UK institutional and charity business development and he retains responsibility for these areas.
- Equiniti has appointed Stuart Tragheim as business development director, and Andy Milburn as business development manager, to their pension solutions division.
Tragheim is a senior strategy and business development professional with considerable experience in the development and implementation of distribution strategies in the life and pensions market. At Equiniti he will be responsible for developing new partnerships for Equiniti with Life and Pensions providers and reinsurers. Milburn, who joins from Prudential Assurance where he was head of marketing services, has extensive experience and excellent knowledge of the UK financial services market place and will be responsible for developing Equiniti’s ‘at retirement’ relationships with financial organisations in the UK and Ireland.