People: UBS Wealth Creates New Planning and Strategy Group Led By Roth

eFC logo

UBS Wealth Management Americas taps Tony Roth to lead new wealth planning and investment strategies group. He retains his current role as leader of portfolio advisory team [Investment News]

Wachovia Global Securities Lending hires Citi's Ansell as SVP of sales for EMEA in London, Wells Capital Management's Buffum as regional sales executive in Chicago, ad State Street's Riffelmacher as marketing manager in Short Hills, N.J. [Wachovia Global Securities Lending, via BW]

Bank of America Merrill Lynch elevates Kenny to commercial real estate banking region executive for New York and New Jersey, from senior client manager [BofA]

New Jersey Division of Investment hires Walsh from Indiana State Teachers' Retirement Fund as director and chief investment officer [Pensions & Investments]

BlackRock promotes Kushel to head of portfolio management from head of international businesses, Hallac to sole COO, and names heads of newly created Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions [Bloomberg News]

Virginia Commerce Bank hires Oxley as SVP-community banking and Sweeney as SVP-commercial lending [Virginia Commerce Bank]