Central and Eastern Europe

JP Morgan banker joins Kremlin

The Russian government has hired one of the country's most influential investment bankers to informally consult state-run companies over acquisitions abroad, according to banking sources.

New CFO for VocaLink

VocaLink, an international payment transaction specialist, has appointed Claire Hafner to its board as CFO. Hafner will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial management, including the accounting, commercial, procurement, legal, and risk and compliance functions.

BNYM expands treasury services in EMEA

The Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM) has further strengthened its treasury services operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with new appointments in Brussels, Frankfurt, Cairo and London.

Linklaters appoints new EEMENA head

Linklaters appoints new EEMENA head

International law firm Linklaters has appointed Stuart Salt as regional managing partner of the firm’s Emerging Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EEMENA) practice, with effect from 1 May 2009.