March 26, 2023


Moving Forward

ON THE MOVE: CalPERS Adds Peter Cashion; John Needham to SimCorp

Peter Cashion

CalPERS has appointed Peter Cashion as controlling expense director (MID) for Sustainable Investments. Cashion’s job will be to established the vision, technique, and governance for CalPERS’ sustainability get the job done and be liable for leading all factors of the fund’s attempts to establish and carry out an economics-primarily based ESG research and data framework to support environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration into the financial investment conclusion-generating approach. Cashion has practically a few a long time of expenditure experience and joins CalPERS from the Environment Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), where by he at present serves as world head of weather finance & main investment decision officer in the Economical Establishments Team (FIG). 

SimCorp has hired veteran fintech executive John Needham to spearhead SimCorp’s expansionary attempts in North America. Needham joins SimCorp from a senior management placement at Murex. Prior to that, he held several government administration positions at FIS Global (previously SunGard) for 17 years. Based in Toronto and reporting to CEO Christian Kromann, Needham gives comprehensive leadership abilities. He will largely concentration on company development and setting strategic course for the about 230 SimCorp North The united states workers, searching for to sustain the dependable double-digit development the organization has knowledgeable around the earlier quite a few years. 

CME owned BrokerTec, a service provider of electronic investing platforms and technology providers in set income markets, has designed three new hires. With practically 20 years’ experience of set profits trading Jamie O’Hara joins as a Director centered in New York to assist the vendor-to-client venue, BrokerTec Quote, in the US. Sammie Hodgson joins the workforce in London as a Director in the Repo enterprise. She joins from LCH and preceding roles consist of nine many years at Tradeweb to emphasis on BrokerTec Estimate in EMEA. Also centered in London, Luke Negal joins as a Senior Director, Authorities Bonds, obtaining held mounted money investing roles at ING Financial institution, RBS and Morgan Stanley. Negal will direct the business enterprise for European Federal government Bonds and also take care of our US Treasury organization in EMEA. 

Alicia Boler Davis

Alicia Boler Davis has been elected as a director of JPMorgan Chase, effective March 20, 2023. Davis serves as Main Government Officer of Alto Pharmacy. Prior to Alto, she was Senior Vice President of World-wide Customer Fulfillment and was a member of the Senior Group (S-Staff) at Amazon. She also led Amazon’s globally network of shopper provider functions, robotics and engineering, as nicely as the company’s sustainability, product or service assurance, authentic estate, development, and procurement companies. 

BMLL, an independent service provider of harmonized, historic Degree 3 information and analytics, has appointed Jenny Chen as Head of Profits, Americas. Chen has around 20 several years of expertise functioning in the worldwide economic industry, with a target on execution expert services and world wide portfolio trading, based in the US. She has held a range of senior roles at Société Générale as Controlling Director, Head of World Execution Companies, Americas, responsible for all agency execution teams, profits, investing coverage, and algos and Head of World Portfolio Sales Investing and Digital Services.  

Ledgible, an institutional and business crypto tax and accounting platform, has additional Vivian Fang as Main Advisor of Tax, Accounting, and Policy, and Gabriel Brin as Vice President of Tax and Accounting Product. Fang is also the Honeywell Professor of Accounting at the Carlson College of Management, University of Minnesota. She conducts research in company finance and financial accounting, and studies crypto and is an expert on crypto accounting. She has been instructing for above a ten years and has her Master’s in Accounting and PhD in Business Administration from Tulane University. Brin provides in excess of a decade of accounting working experience exactly where he directs the advancement of the Ledgible Crypto Accounting System to serve tax and accounting industry experts. He is the former Digital Asset Knowledge Chief from Crowe.

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