CIBC Innovation Banking has expanded its New York office with a series of new hires and promotions. Ryan Enriquez has joined as Executive Director of the Technology and Disruptive Commerce team at JPM Chase. Caroline Tkatschow, Director in the Toronto office of CIBC Innovation Banking, recently moved to the New York office as Director of Relations. The CIBC New York team also welcomed Jean Rafaelian as a partner, supporting the rapidly growing Fund Banking group. She joined the group after completing an MBA in Finance at NYU.
Plia Systems, a Know Your Broker (KYB) platform, has launched a new ESG division and appointed Anita Karppi to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer and Head of ESG. Karppi has 22 years of capital markets experience across the buy-side at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, FlexTrade and Reuters before founding the Buy-side Trading Community in 2009. She will continue her role in the team at lead of Plato Partnership, a not-for-profit consortium of asset managers and brokers who collaborate to bring creative and effective solutions to today’s complex market.
Slate Asset Management has appointed Bozena Jankowska as Managing Director and Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), based in London. Jankowska has nearly two decades of experience at the intersection of finance and corporate responsibility. She was previously Co-Head of Global ESG at Allianz Global Investors, responsible for ESG integration into the company’s investment portfolio.
Two senior executives from Vizor Software have joined the Regnology leadership team. Sarah Anderson has joined as Chief Customer Officer and Conor Crowley has been appointed Head of SupTech. Anderson has over 20 years of professional experience in software development as well as project and service delivery. At Vizor Software, she has driven process improvements and lean practices across the product portfolio. Crowley founded Vizor Software in 2000 and has led Vizor Software as CEO for the past 10 years.
Citigroup has appointed Puneet Singhvi to head the digital assets division of its institutional client group (ICG), effective December 1, Bloomberg reported. He was previously responsible for blockchain and digital assets in Citi’s business operations.
EQONEX Group, a digital asset financial services company, has hired Andrew Eldon as interim COO and chief marketing officer. Eldon is a seasoned senior executive with experience building and scaling digital businesses, operations, product development, product, digital marketing, and strategy design. He joins EQONEX after having worked at HSBC, where he most recently held the position of Head of the Customer Growth & Advocacy group.