Friday people roundup

first_imgAPG, Mercer Germany, KGAST, CPPIB, Davidson Kempner, Natixis Global Asset Management, AXA Investment Managers, DWPAPG – Mark Boerekamp, chief operating officer at the €443bn Dutch asset manager APG, is to leave as a member of its executive board, as large projects on communication, pensions administration and ICT are nearing their completion. Boerekamp, who joined APG’s executive board in 2012, said he wants to focus on a new career in digital transformation processes and technological developments. APG said Boerekamp helped lay the foundations for cutting the cost of pensions provision and making operations more efficient. Boerekamp was also the driving force behind Brightlands Smart Services Campus, a co-operation between APG, Limburg county council and Maastricht University. APG said it would nominate Boerekamp as its representative on the supervisory board of the campus. Boerekamp’s tasks within APG’s executive board will be temporarily taken over by its chairman Gerard van Olphen.Mercer – The consultancy has announced that Martin Haep has been appointed to lead the new business division, Wealth, at Mercer in Germany. The new business area combines Mercer’s retirement and investment divisions so that these dovetail better, it said. Haep joined Mercer in 2007 and was most recently head of the multinational client group in Europe and client growth leader for Mercer in central Europe. Uwe Buchem and Herwig Kinzler, who have been leading the retirement and investment divisions, have been appointed chief operating officer and chief investment officer of the new wealth division respectively.KGAST – Alexandrine Kiechler, chief executive of the Credit Suisse investment foundation (Anlagestiftung) has been elected the new president of KGAST, the Swiss conference of heads of investment foundations. She replaces Hanspeter Kampf, chief executive of the J. Safra Sarasin Anlagestiftung, who remains a member of the KGAST board.  Kiechler joined the board in 2015. The board was expanded by two new members, Sonja Spichtig, chief executive of the Swisscanto Anlagestiftungen, and Tobias Meyer, head of the the UBS Anlagestiftungen. CPPIB – Derek Jackson will be joining Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s principal credit investments team as a London-based managing director in May. Jackson joins from Davidson Kempner, where was a managing director since July 2009. He focused on European event-driven and opportunistic credit investing and managed a sub-portfolio. Before that he was at Alcentra.Natixis Global Asset Management – Jean Raby has been appointed CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management. He will join the firm on 20 February and, as CEO, will be in charge of its asset management, private banking and private equity businesses. Raby was most recently the chief financial officer of French telecommunications company SFR Group. Before that he was chief financial and legal officer at Alcatel-Lucent, and before that he worked at Goldman Sachs for around 16 years, becoming head of its Paris office and then co-CEO of its activities in Russia. Raby replaces Pierre Servant, who has been appointed senior advisor to Laurent Mignon, CEO of Natixis. He remains on the Natixis senior management committee. Axa Investment Managers – Isabelle Scemama has been appointed CEO of AXA IM Real Assets, replacing Pierre Vaquier with immediate effect. Heidi Ridley has been appointed CEO of AXA IM Rosenberg Equities, and Kathleen Houssels global chief investment officer, both effective 1 March. They succeed Jeremy Baskin, who, like Vaquier, is leaving AXA IM. Scemama and Ridley join the management board. Scemama was previously CEO of Axa REIM SGP, the French regulated entity of Axa IM Real Assets. Ridley has been global COO and chief of staff for AXA IM Rosenberg Equities since 2011 and Houssels has been head of research and investment models at AXA IM Rosenberg Equities since 2012. Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) – Three members of the UK pensions industry have been appointed chairs of an external advisory group that will work with the government on its 2017 review into automatic enrolment. Ruston Smith, trustee director at Peoples’ Pension, will lead on the theme of engagement. Jamie Jenkins, head of pensions strategy at Standard Life, will be the chair for the theme of coverage. Chris Curry, director of the Pensions Policy Institute, will lead on contributions.last_img read more

Stabbing lands lad in hospital

first_imgThe 18-year-old resident Meljun Aguirre sustained two stab wounds on the back, police said. Tagged suspects were the certain Kyle, Toto, Mico, Angelo and their three other unidentified companions.According to police investigators, Aguirre was walking when he was mobbed, mauled and stabbed by the suspects around 11:30 p.m. on July 25. Officers of Police Station 10 have yet to arrest the suspects, who fled after the incident./PN BACOLOD City – To the hospital was where a lad landed after he got stabbed in Barangay Handumanan.last_img read more

WATCH: Jim Boeheim gets emotional while discussing Pearl Washington

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Syracuse basketball legend Pearl Washington dies at 52Storify: Sports world mourns the death of Syracuse basketball legend Dwayne ‘Pearl’ WashingtonPearl Washington’s top 5 moments as a Syracuse basketball playerFull transcription of Jim Boeheim addressing support for Dwayne “Pearl” Washington Published on April 20, 2016 at 4:58 pm Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim addressed the media Wednesday afternoon after SU legend Pearl Washington died earlier in the day. Washington, 52, is considered one of the greatest players in program history. Boeheim got emotional when discussing Washington.Watch Boeheim’s full press conference below.For additional coverage of Pearl Washington’s death, click here. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

The hidden gems of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

first_imgThe hidden gems of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update by Martin Brinkmann on April 30, 2018 in Windows – 13 commentsIf things go as planned, Microsoft will start the distribution of the April 2018 Update for the Windows 10 operating system on April 30, 2018.The company postponed the release of the first feature update of 2018 for Windows 10 earlier this month because of stability issues of the selected RTM build.I wrote an article in March that listed the major features and changes of the then-called Spring Creators Update. It included information about the new Timeline feature, the ability to view and delete diagnostic data, or Windows Defender Application Guard in Windows 10 Pro.The following list focuses on hidden gems of the update that are not known at all or relatively unknown.Elevation in Run BoxYou can launch the Run Box on Windows with the shortcut Windows-R and use it to run programs by typing program names or shortcuts. It was not possible up until now to elevate programs when using the Run Box.The Windows 10 April 2018 Update changes that by adding the shortcut Ctrl+Shift to the Run Box. You may know the elevation shortcut from the Start Menu already as you may use it there to run any program with elevated rights when you hold down the two keys.Less offline time during upgradesMicrosoft worked on reducing the time systems are offline during upgrades to a new version of the Windows 10 operating system.Offline time describes the time in which users cannot interact with the system as the upgrade is processed.Microsoft managed to reduce the offline phase to about 30 minutes. A noticeable improvement over the 51 minutes offline phase of the Fall Creators Update and 82 minutes of the Creators Update (both released in 2017).Privacy ImprovementsMicrosoft is still under heavy fire when it comes to the collection of data on Windows 10. The company added several new features in this version of Windows that improves user control over certain privacy related features.Camera hardware settings affect Win32 programs now as well.Diagnostics & feedback lets you view the collected data and delete it.New Activity History page under Settings > Privacy to control “Let Windows collect my activities” feature.Users can now block system-wide access to Account Info, Calendar, Call History, Contacts, Documents, Email, Messaging, Pictures, Tasks and Videos to block permission requests outright.Windows Update bandwidth limits in SettingsIf you wanted to limit the update bandwidth for downloading updates in the foreground you had to use the Group Policy or other means for that.Microsoft added a new option to the Windows 10 Settings application which integrates that option right into the Update preferences.Use Windows-I to open the Settings application.Go to Update & Security.Click on Advanced Options.Select Delivery Optimization on the next screen.Select Advanced Options.Check “limit how much bandwidth is used for downloading updates in the foreground” and use the slider to select a percentage value.You may set the limit for background bandwidth limits and uploads as well on the screen.Other useful changesThe following changes may be useful to some Windows 10 users as well:Default operating system language and keyboard can be set individually under Settings > Time & Language > Region & Language.Language resource files are distributed via Windows Store which makes it easier to distribute updates.Limit background data for Windows and apps under Settings > Network & Internet > Data Usage > Background data.You may set data limits for Ethernet or WiFi network connections under Settings > Network & Internet > Ethernet > Select Connection > Set a data limit to help control data usage on the network (replace Ethernet with WiFi if you want to control bandwidth for wireless connections)Now You: What’s your take on the Windows 10 April 2018 Update?Related articlesFix PCs no longer recognized in network after Windows 10 version 1803 upgradeHow to delay the Windows 10 April 2018 UpdateMicrosoft broke “disable web search” in Windows 10 version 1803My Top 5 Feature wishes for Windows 10Windows Defender System Guard in Windows 10 Spring Creators UpdateSummaryArticle NameThe hidden gems of the Windows 10 April UpdateDescriptionMicrosoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update includes a number of hidden gems that are not known at all or relatively unknown. Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more