People Moves Monday: Northern Trust, Lloyds Bank North America and more…

The past week saw appointments across foreign exchange, equities and the buy-side.

Northern Trust promoted Dane Fannin as its new head of global foreign exchange (GFX)and securities finance within its capital markets business. In his new role, Fannin will be responsible for innovation and business growth across Northern Trust’s suite of GFX and securities finance solutions. Fannin takes up his new role after spending the last 17 years at Northern Trust within its capital markets business in Asia Pacific and London, most recently as its global head of securities finance. He originally joined the bank in 2006 in a securities lending role.

Will Irwin was appointed director of FX institutional sales at Lloyds Bank North America, following his departure from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) where he had been serving in a similar role. Prior roles include four years as director of G10 and emerging markets FX at Dankse Bank, as well as director and FX trader at Societe Generale. Elsewhere, Irwin spent almost six years at Nordic universal bank Nordea, most recently serving as senior dealer – foreign exchange sales and trading.

Pictet Asset Management appointed Jade Beckmann as an equity trader. Beckmann joined Pictet Asset Management from Bloomberg, where she most recently served as a professional services sales account manager. Prior to that, she held the role of financial products equity specialist at the firm. Before joining Bloomberg, Beckmann spent eight months at PwC as a technology consulting analyst. Elsewhere in her career, Beckmann held internships at Fonterra, Bloomberg and PwC.

Perpetual Group merged its existing regional asset management businesses to form one global division led by a newly created role of chief executive of asset management. Rob Adams will take on the dual role of chief executive of Perpetual Group and chief executive, asset management. Graham Kitchen, who currently serves as chairman of Trillium and Perpetual corporate entities in the UK, will serve as global head of investment strategy while a search for a permanent candidate commences. Elsewhere, Clare Forster has been appointed as global head of business management and strategic delivery.