MOVES-Nasdaq, KPMG, Deutsche Bank, DoubleLine, Mercuria

Reuters - UK Focus

(Adds Schroders, U.S. Bancorp Investments)

May 12 (Reuters) - The following financial services industryappointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other jobchanges, email to moves@thomsonreuters.com.

NASDAQ OMX GROUP INC

The transatlantic exchange operator said Adena Friedman willrejoin the company as president of global corporate andinformation technology solutions.

KPMG

The head of KPMG in the Netherlands resigned on Monday, KPMGsaid in a statement, less than a month after authoritieslaunched a criminal investigation into a joint venture involvingthe accounting firm. Jurgen van Breukelen said he was steppingdown to enable the company to break from "the recent past ofmisjudgments and errors".

DEUTSCHE BANK AG (Xetra: DBK.DE - news)

Deutsche Bank's head of electronic forex trading systems hasleft, Germany's biggest lender said on Sunday, confirming areport in German magazine Der Spiegel. The bank said RobertMandeno had retired.

JPMORGAN CHASE & CO (NYSE: JPM - news)

The bank's asset management unit appointed Mark Carlile ashead of Australia strategic relationships for the fundsbusiness. Carlile joins from Vanguard Investments where he wasnational manager, key accounts research and platform.

BOSTON PRIVATE BANK & TRUST CO

The bank appointed Taylor Morrison as a vice-president inthe wealth management & trust group. Prior to joining the firm,Morrison was a vice-president at U.S. Trust where he served as aprivate client manager.

DOUBLELINE CAPITAL

The bond management firm run by Jeffrey Gundlach said it hadhired its second employee from rival Pimco. Gheorghe Rotar, Jr.has joined DoubleLine as a mutual fund operations specialist andwill report to Patrick Townzen, manager of operations atDoubleLine.

MERCURIA

Fast-growing Swiss trading house Mercuria has hired a formertop executive from Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) to run its global commoditiestrading. A high level Mercuria source told Reuters MagidShenouda, who was co-head of commodities for Goldman until theend of last year, has joined Mercuria.

BARING ASSET MANAGEMENT

The asset manager named Guy Dunham as head of global &aggregate. Dunham joins the firm from HSBC global assetmanagement where he was head of global fixed income, London.

NORTHERN TRUST CORP

The bank named William Mak as head of the Asia-Pacificregion. Previously Mak was Singapore country manager and head ofsouth east Asia region since joining Northern Trust in July2010.

SCHRODERS PLC (LSE: SDR.L - news)

The asset manager appointed Geoff Cheetham as head of UKinstitutional clients. Cheetham joins from BlackRock Inc (NYSE: BLK - news) , where he was most recently head of Europe, the MiddleEast and Africa consultants.

Schroders also hired Marc Mayer to lead its institutionalbusiness initiatives in North America. Mayer served as the chiefexecutive of GMO LLC.

U.S. BANCORP INVESTMENTS

The unit of U.S. Bancorp appointed Alina Brindusescuas a financial adviser for the Beverly Hills, California area.Brindusescu joins from HSBS.

It also hired Gus Marzavas as a financial adviser for theRock River, Ohio area, Keith Hendricks for the Manitowoc (Frankfurt: MNG.F - news) ,Wisconsin area, and Robert Norman for Murfreesboro, Tennesseearea. Marzavas joins from PNC Investments, Hendricks from BedBath & Beyond and Norman from Raymond James Financial Services. (Compiled by Neha Dimri and Mridhula Raghavan in Bangalore)

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