Simon Clinch was named head of North American equities at Aberdeen Asset Managers. He replaces Alex Ingham, who is leaving the company; Fiona Piper, a spokeswoman for the company, said further information on Mr. Ingham's plans was not available. Mr. Clinch was a senior fund manager and part of the team managing the Aberdeen American Value fund. Ms. Piper said the company will search for a replacement.
Patrick Dunleavy joined Lazard's private fund advisory group as a managing director. Mr. Dunleavy was managing director and co-head of private equity funds at Citigroup, a new position. Mary Athridge, Citigroup spokeswoman, did not return a phone call by press time about a replacement for Mr. Dunleavy.