JP Morgan appointed Ian Leisegang as an executive director and private banker, responsible for delivering the firmís investing, wealth transfer, credit and philanthropic services to ultra high net worth clients in southern California.
Based within the Orange County branch, Leisegang reports to regional executive Michael Walsh.
Leisegang was previously a private banker in Orange County at Deutsche Bank, and a trader in the firmís South Africa office before that.
RBC Wealth Management appointed Rodrigo Buller Souto as director of its international solutions team. Based in Miami, FL, Buller Souto will head the teamís extension into Florida and select Latin American markets.
Buller Souto will work alongside RBC partners and professional advisors to expand the businessís presence in these markets. He reports directly to Ralph Awrey, who is head of business development, Americas, within the wealth unitís global trust business.
The wealth and investment management division of Barclays appointed John Houlihan - formerly of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney - as a director and regional manager within its Atlanta, GA office.
Reporting to Steve Houston, managing director and head of sales management, Americas, Houlihan manages all aspects of the office while developing the regional business.
Southwest Securities, a broker-dealer subsidiary of SWS Group, hired Charles Eldemire from UBS in Texas as a regional director at its private client group.
Eldemire will be responsible for the Gulf Coast region in his new role, encompassing ten offices in Texas and two in Oklahoma. He also acts as branch manager of the private client group office in Dallas, TX.
Eldemire is a UBS veteran, having worked for the US business of the Swiss firm for 22 years as a managing director based in Dallas, TX.