'Our enhanced team structure has been designed to fit our new business model and to optimise the opportunities available to us now we are part of Old Mutual Wealth,' said chief executive Martin Baines
Leaper is serving as president of the new company, whose services include big data implementation, data science, data governance, fixed-income attribution, global equity research and collateral management.
Jane Tufnell, the co-founder of Ruffer Investment Management, has been appointed to the board of specialist fund manager GVQ Investment Management.
This year, EY added a record number of women to its ranks of partners, accounting for more than 30% of the promotions and an increase of 33% compared to 2014.
BMO Global Asset Management, a unit of BMO Financial Group, said it appointed James Tomlinson as sales director to its UK wholesale team
He will be in charge of cross-functional cooperation, oversight and governance of the Continental European legal entities, and represent the company in local industry associations.