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S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes at financial institutions in Europe. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and previously reported stories.

KBL European Private Bankers

* KBL European Private Bankers SA hired Søren Kjær to head a new branch in Denmark's capital Copenhagen as it looks to establish a foothold in the region, reported, citing two people familiar with the hire.

Kjær is a veteran private banker and was most recently serving at UBS Group AG as market head of the Nordics, the report said.


* PostFinance AG appointed Sandra Lienhart its new head of retail banking, effective March 1, 2020, with a focus on further developing the bank's digital offerings.

Lienhart will succeed Sylvie Meyer, who will retire at the end of January.

IHS Markit

* IHS Markit Ltd. appointed Deborah Orida to its board of directors. She will also serve on the human resources committee.

Meanwhile, 15-year board veteran Richard Roedel decided to not seek reelection upon completion of his current term, slated for April 2020.