The new appointments, a combination of external recruitment and internal promotion are: Angus Findlay, relationship manager, Alex Clark Hutchison, relationship director, Rachel Gosling, relationship support manager and Stephen Gibson, account executive.
Prior to joining Minnesota Bank & Trust, Heine spent 20 years in private banking, wealth management and financial services, most recently as a wealth management adviser and vice president at US Bank.
In recent years, he led the team's expansion in North America, Europe, Asia, andLatin America. He joined the firm in 2002.
At the end of last year Société Générale announced it was laying off almost 1,600 staff – 13 per cent of the French bank’s global headcount. Of that total, a mere 100 were leaving Soc Gen’s Asian corporate and
Nomura, in common with investment banks around the world, has struggled with yo-yoing stock and bond prices, poor merger prospects and tightening regulation in the wake of the global financial crisis.
In 2011, finance, insurance, and law were the three primarily white-collar professions that managed to shed workers, even as the rest of the economy trudged forward through a slow recovery.
LLB also said it was creating the new position of chief financial officer, which would be filled by Christoph Reich, head of group finance and risk since November 2010.
Jim Roberts, 60, has more than 30 years' experience in the financial services industry and brings with him extensive expertise in the retail investment market.
A news conference has been set for 1415 GMT (10.15pm Singapore time), where Mr Hildebrand will make public 'certain documents,' the Swiss National Bank said in a statement.