SWFI – Movers and Shakers – August 17, 2015

CBRE Global Investors Appoints Ferguson as Global CIO

T. Ritson Ferguson has been named global chief investment officer of Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investors. This is a new role. Ferguson will maintain his role as CEO and Co-CIO of CBRE Clarion Securities, the equity securities management arm of CBRE Global Investors. Ferguson joined CBRE in 2011 when the firm acquired the real estate investment management business of Dutch lender ING Groep. Ferguson co-founded the predecessor company to Radnor, Pennsylvania-based CBRE Clarion Securities in 1991, along with Kenneth Campbell and Jarrett Kling. Ferguson has held roles at K.S. Sweet Associates, Bain & Company, and Trammell Crow Company. Ferguson served in the U.S. Air Force.

David Leduc Takes CEO Reins at Standish Mellon

David Leduc was named chief executive officer of Standish Mellon Asset Management Co., replacing Desmond Mac Intyre who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Leduc is currently the CIO of Standish Mellon and will continue to serve in that role. Standish Mellon is a subsidiary of BNY Mellon Investment Management.

Korea’s NPS Appoints Hedge Fund Head

Korea’s National Pension Service named James Young as the institutional investor’s first head of hedge fund investments. Young comes from Topor & Co. Korea, a private investment office in which Oaktree Capital has an ownership stake. Young was a director at Topor. Before Topor, Young was at Tong Yang Asset Management, Samsung Securities, Woori Bank, UBS, Calyon, Ssangyong Securities and Sumitomo Trust.

Citi Poaches ex-State Street European Transition Manager

Citi has hired Adnan Choudhary from State Street. Choudhary will be a portfolio transitions manager in Citi’s European Transition Management team. At State Street, he was an investment transition manager on the European team.

Atallah Comes Back to Dubai

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