David Coquillette joined Oak Hill Advisors as a managing director, confirmed spokeswoman Allyson Morris. It is a new position. Mr. Coquillette will be responsible for product marketing and client coverage. He was managing director in the investment management division at Goldman Sachs; spokeswoman Andrea Rafael said no details were available on a replacement.
John Nestor, former head of marketing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Citigroup Asset Management, was appointed managing director in fixed-income capital markets at Citigroup in London, according to a statement. Mr. Nestor will be responsible for providing pension, asset and liability solutions for bank clients. The move is a result of the integration of Citigroup Asset Management with Legg Mason's existing operations, said Citigroup spokesman Jeremy Hughes.
Dawid Konotey-Ahulu resigned as head of Merrill Lynch's pension and insurance advisory group in Europe and will leave the investment bank later this month. Merrill Lynch has not yet appointed a successor, said spokesman William Clutterbuck. Mr. Konotey-Ahulu said in a statement that he is finalizing plans for his next job, in which he intends to give pension plans independent investment banking advice on risk management, asset allocation and deficit funding. Further details were not available.
Louise Kay was appointed investment director for U.K. direct sales at Standard Life Investments. She will be responsible for developing the firm's U.K. institutional business. It is a new position. Ms. Kay was head of institutional business at Aegon Asset Management before leaving the firm late last year. She was not directly replaced, and her responsibilities are being shared by colleagues while Aegon executives consider the best structure for its business relations and client servicing team, said spokesman Tony Bonsignore.
Robert Serhus joined hedge fund-of-funds manager Attalus Capital as a portfolio manager, and Paul Respicio joined the firm as a hedge fund analyst. Both positions are new, part of an expansion of theinvestment team, said Pat Egan, CIO. Mr. Serhus was CIO of the hedge fund-of-funds group at Julius Baer; information about his replacement was not available by press time. Mr. Respicio was an associate on the research team at BlackRock. Spokesman Brian Beades did not return a call seeking information about Mr. Respicio's replacement.