Software provider eTech has poached former xit2 managing director Mark Blackwell to spearhead its move into the mortgage and wider property markets.
Saffron Building Society has appointed Richard Clare as lending manager, to take responsibility for assessing and preparing mortgage cases.
Chris Wade, adviser to UK Trade and Investment on venture capital matters, is to join the ventures team at Octopus Investments as a strategic adviser.
GLG, a division of Man Group plc, has appointed Rory Powe as a portfolio manager in its European equity team.
GoldMoney has strengthened its management expertise with the promotion of two directors, Natasha Le Dain-Cyples and Christina Irgel.