New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Jack Rivkin CIO
Meanwhile, Convergent welcomed Richard Wells and the Senate Finance Committee approved three nominees for federal positions.
Clients Shaky on Finance Skills: Survey
More than half of women and 42% of men say they lack the financial knowledge to feel confident making investing decisions, Jackson National Life finds.
ING U.S. to Rename Itself Voya Financial as IPO Progresses
The rebranding is designed to highlight ING’s U.S. operations as “America’s retirement company”; ING Financial Partners BD will be renamed as well.
BDs Bear Burden of New SEC Rules on Lost Security Holders
The SEC approval, which was unanimous, requires broker-dealers to conduct searches for holders of securities with whom they have lost contact.
Mergers: A Tech Nightmare for Advisors
No one presumes that technology integration between big financial services firms will be headache-free, but such unions can unleash tech fiascoes. At stake: advisor productivity and morale.
New Hire Roundup: Aberdeen Adds NYC Office
This week in new hires, MFS Investment Management welcomed Philip Stewart and promoted David Bryant; Leslie Voth was named CEO at Pitcairn; and Michael Millman joined U.S. Bank’s Private Client Reserve in San Francisco.
New Hire Roundup: FINRA Names New Corporate Communications Head
This week in new hires, FINRA announced that Greg Ahern will be its new head of corporate communications, and Neuberger & Berman welcomed Brendan Gill.
New Hire Roundup: Orizon Joins Mariner
This week in new hires, Mariner Wealth Advisors announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Orizon Investment Counsel’s wealth management division, and Lynne Ford joined Calvert Investments.
A Guru, a President and Pershing Execs Talk Tech and Leadership: Insite Recap
A look at the highlights of the Pershing Insite 2012 conference, focusing on leadership and strategy, from Bill Clinton to Pershing CEO Brian Shea, from leadership guru Deepak Chopra to advisor guru Mark Tibergien.