​Wednesday people roundup

first_imgDG FISMA, Legal & General Group, ARC Pensions Law, Sackers, Pensions Management Institute, RWC Partners, OssiamDG FISMA – Jonathan Hill has resigned as European commissioner for financial stability in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Hill said he had agreed his departure as commissioner for financial stability, financial services and the Capital Markets Union with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, in discussions several weeks ago. Valdis Dombrovskis, a Commission vice-president for the euro, has assumed responsibility for Hill’s portfolio.Legal & General Group – Sir John Kingman has been appointed group chairman. He succeeds Rudy Markham, who has served as interim chairman since John Stewart’s retirement from the board on 1 June. Kingman has had an extensive Whitehall career, culminating as second permanent secretary of HM Treasury. He was also chief executive at UK Financial Investments, with responsibility for managing the government’s shareholdings in Lloyds Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Northern Rock.RWC Partners – Peter Clarke is to join the board as a non-executive director. Clarke serves on the boards of Lombard Odier and AXA UK, and he is chairman of Lancashire Holdings. He has had a career spanning more than 30 years, including six years as chief executive at Man GLG. ARC Pensions Law – The pensions law firm has appointed Anna Copestake as a senior associate, joining from Sackers. Kevin Le Grand has been appointed as a consultant. Le Grand, who is president of the Pensions Management Institute, has been working part-time as a consultant since October and now joins on a permanent basis.Ossiam – Johann Nicolle joined the smart-beta fund manager and Natixis Global Asset Management affiliate as portfolio manager and quantitative analyst in April.last_img read more

Curt Schilling gets President Donald Trump’s endorsement to run for Congress in Arizona

first_imgCurt Schilling, a great pitcher and patriot, is considering a run for Congress in Arizona. Terrific! @foxandfriends— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 13, 2019″I haven’t said anything publicly, but I’m considering going back to Arizona and running for a congressional seat, one of the blue ones,” Schilling said Sunday on Armed American Radio. “It’s something that my wife and I have talked about, and she’s now becoming more and more pumped at the potential. Obviously, we’re still quite a few discussions away, but yeah, it’s something we’re absolutely considering.”Schilling, who pitched in the 2001 World Series for the Diamondbacks and helped the 2004 Red Sox win their first series in 86 years, has made more waves since he’s stepped away from baseball.He was fired from ESPN in 2016 after he shared a Facebook post that was deemed offensive over North Carolina’s bathroom law. He’s continued to be a polarizing figure in sports with his conservative stances and support of Trump, as well. Schilling, 52, didn’t say which district he was willing to run in but wants to go up against one of Arizona’s five Democrats.”Not ready to do any of that right now. If/When things solidify I will but right now it’s something in the ‘I’m considering it’ stage,” Schilling told The Arizona Republic in an email. Related News Phillies’ Jake Arrieta unsure if he can keep pitching through pain Alex Rodriguez loses $500K in items stolen from SUV in San Francisco, report says MLB wrap: Indians inch ahead in AL Central race with win over Red Sox Congressman Curt Schilling? It’s a possibility.The former Diamondbacks pitcher and staunch conservative said he is “absolutely considering” running for Congress in Arizona, The Arizona Republic reported. Schilling added: “The state is not the state I grew up in. Making Arizona citizens of EVERY Race, religion and sexual orientation 2nd class citizens to illegal immigrants is about as anti-American as it gets. When you have homeless veterans, children, and you’re spending tax dollars on people smuggling drugs and children across our border someone in charge needs their a— kicked.”Schilling’s potential candidacy has been endorsed by President Donald Trump, whom Schilling has supported throughout his presidency.last_img read more

France World Cup winner weighs in on Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho relationship

first_img BEST OF Petit, a World Cup winner with France, added: “Well, even if Jose Mourinho has been living with criticism and big pressure recently, I still believe he’s one of the best managers in the world.“He has won so many trophies – he repeats that in the press conferences. They won the Europa League last year – they won a trophy where all the managers didn’t win anything. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane RANKED SORRY Paul Pogba has been in and out of Jose Mourinho’s team this season 3 Paul Pogba has been linked with a return to Juventus “I think the story between Manchester United and Pogba is not finished. If he leaves at the end of the season just because of his relationship with his manager, for me, that’s not a good reason.“Manchester United is bigger than the problem they have together.”Mourinho has been criticised for failing to get the best out of Pogba since his £90million move from Juventus in 2016.The midfielder starred for France in their World Cup-winning campaign last summer, but has not replicated his international form with his club. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos 3 Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 center_img Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ latest scrap revealed He was hooked off in United’s goalless draw to Crystal Palace last weekend and dropped for their Champions League clash with Young Boys on Tuesday.And former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Petit thinks Pogba, who has been linked with a return to Juventus, should fight for his place at Old Trafford.He said: “I don’t know about the future of Paul Pogba. I still believe when you come back to a club you left, this is because you have a good reason to come back. Emmanuel Petit in action for France gameday cracker 3 PAYBACK REPLY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Former France international Emmanuel Petit says Paul Pogba should not leave Manchester United because of his relationship with Jose Mourinho.The Red Devils boss stripped Pogba of the vice-captaincy after the Frenchman criticised his team’s playing style in September. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ LATEST “So, what we’re asking of managers is to win games and titles and this is what Mourinho does. But we all know it’s becoming difficult after three years in the same club.“His methods in management are sometimes a little bit hard for the players to cope with. He’s got his own responsibility for his relationships with some players.“But I still believe, at the end of the day, the players have to take their own responsibility on the pitch as well. The responsibilities, for me, are shared.”last_img read more