Oct 16 (Reuters) - The following financial services industryappointments were announced on Wednesday. To inform us of otherjob changes, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BMO FINANCIAL GROUP
The Canadaian financial services company appointed FrankTechar as its new chief operating officer, effective Nov. 1.Techar currently serves as president and chief executive ofpersonal and commercial banking.
The unit of post-trade financial services company DepositoryTrust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) appointed DTCC chiefexecutive Michael Bodson as chairman on its board of managers.
Joan Binstock, chief financial and operations Officer atinvestment advisory firm Lord Abbett & Co. LLC, also joins as amember of the board.
LONDON & CAPITAL
The privately-held wealth management firm appointed CindyLim as client relationship manager in its immigration division.Lim joins the firm from HSBC Holdings PLC, where sheworked in the investor visa business over a period of 7 years.
Greece's second-largest lender by assets appointed a newchief executive at its unit Geniki Bank. Former Eurobank deputy CEO Nick Karamouzis, who joined Piraeus inAugust as a management adviser, will be the new CEO.
HIGHLAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP
The Texas-based investment management firm appointed OndinaPurcell as director of marketing in its mutual fund arm, basedin New York.
Purcell most recently worked with UBS Financial, where sheserved as executive director for advisory and solutionsmarketing since 2006.
The Washington-based unit of real estate services firmFirstService Corp appointed Michael Hawkins partner inits national offices team, based in Manchester. Hawkins joinsfrom WHR Property Consultants.
The Swiss global financial services company promoted seniorenergy dealmaker Tom Langford to run its global naturalresources investment banking business, leading the Swiss bank'spractice in the energy, mining and chemicals sectors.
UBS announced that it was combining the three practices intoa single unit and that Langford would head up that group in amemo reviewed by Reuters.
- Board & Management Changes