Business advisory firm KPMG has appointed Matt Malone as head of regulatory-led transformation. Matt will bring KPMG’s business consulting and technology capabilities together to help corporate clients face the rising tide of regulatory disruption and optimise mandatory change to align with the strategy and enhance business performance. Prior to joining KPMG, Matt spent four years at HSBC where he led its customer and conduct transformation programme across the investment, commercial, retail and private banking arms. Matt has successfully led a number of major customer, regulation and culture transformations in the financial services industry and was previously the director of financial services for KPMG Boxwood.

Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon has appointed Robert Naylor as head of corporate finance – investment funds. Robert will co-lead the investment fund division alongside Phil Hopkins, who is head of secondary – investment funds. Robert has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, including 12 years specialising in investment funds, advising on numerous transactions, including primary and secondary equity fundraisings. He re-joins Panmure Gordon following two years at JP Morgan Asset Management’s investment trust business. Robert previously worked in the Panmure Gordon investment funds division from 2012 to 2016. Before that, Robert held senior corporate finance roles at Matrix Corporate Capital and Teather & Greenwood. Robert qualified as a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young in 1999. Robert replaces Paul Fincham, who, following an orderly handover, will in due course leave Panmure Gordon to focus on his classical music career.



The McArthurGlen Group, Europe’s leading designer outlet company, has announced the appointment of Shaeren McKenzie, currently group marketing director, as its first chief brand officer. In this newly-created role, Shaeren will focus on developing McArthurGlen’s consumer proposition, working in close cooperation with the company’s luxury and fashion brand partners, and developing and amplifying McArthurGlen’s global brand narrative to all consumer and business-to-business audiences. Prior to joining McArthurGlen, she held a number of leadership positions in the fashion, retail and advertising industries including marketing director at Sara Lee Corporation, which included global responsibility for brands such as Gossard, Berlei and Shock Absorber; managing director of the heritage British lingerie brand, Charnos; and marketing director at BHS where she worked directly for Sir Philip Green.

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