This week in personnel announcements and new hires, James Macey joined Franklin Templeton; Scott Kaul advanced at the Private Client Reserve; Christian Thwaites joined Brouwer & Janachowski; and UBS added the Malof Group.
Also, Merrill Lynch welcomed Hyeon Kang and his team; Informa Investment Solutions added Chris Volpe; and U.S. Trust announced several new hires.
Franklin Templeton Welcomes Macey
Franklin Templeton Investments has announced that James Macey has joined the Franklin Templeton Solutions team as a senior vice president and portfolio manager with a focus on retirement solutions. Macey has been named a co-lead portfolio manager for the U.S. retail Franklin Allocation Funds and Franklin LifeSmart Retirement Target Funds.
With 15 years of investment industry experience, Macey was previously at Allianz Global Investors.
Kaul Advances at Private Client Reserve
U.S. Bank Wealth Management has announced that Scott Kaul has been named wealth management advisor managing director for the Private Client Reserve in Minneapolis.
Kaul joined in 1994, and has held various leadership positions throughout his career.
Brouwer & Janachowski, Inc. Adds Thwaites
Wealth management firm Brouwer & Janachowski, Inc. has announced that Christian Thwaites has joined as chief strategist. He will be a member of the senior management team and the investment committee.
With 30 years of investment management experience in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Thwaites was most recently president and chief executive officer of Montpelier, Vermont-based Sentinel Investments. He began his career as an analyst and portfolio manager in London with British merchant bank Samuel Montagu & Co. Ltd.
UBS Welcomes Malof Group
UBS has announced that the Malof Group, consisting of financial advisors Glenn Arthurs, Chris Malof, Jay Blair and Wyatt Arthurs, has joined in Buffalo.