Paul Reynolds Appointed Chairman at Canaccord U.K., Vlaad Says

Canaccord Financial Inc. appointed Chief Executive Officer Paul Reynolds chairman of its U.K. unit, replacing Tim Hoare, according to Vlaad & Co., a Toronto-based financial-services recruiting firm.

Other moves noted in the “Bill’s Buzz” weekly newsletter include:

* National Bank of Canada (NA) hired Alex Smith as a managing director of its diversified investment banking team from Morgan Stanley in the U.K.

* In New York, RBC Capital Markets added William Argiriou and J. Chris McCormack as co-heads of the energy futures desk. Both join from UBS where Argiriou was head of New York commodities and McCormack was executive director, exchange traded derivatives.

* Bastion Infrastructure Group added Lindsay Caldwell as a senior associate, investments from Borealis Infrastructure.

To contact the reporter on this story: Katia Dmitrieva in Toronto at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Scanlan at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.