HARDING-JONES COMMUTES TO THE CITI – Alison Harding-Jones, formerly of UBS, has been hired by Citigroup to Head M&A for the US bank. She has also been given the role of Vice Chairman of EMEA Corporate and Investment Banking. Harding-Jones’ main focus will be to increase Citi’s market share throughout the EMEA regions and sectors. She is currently based in Hong Kong and will relocate to London in order to start her new role in October. According to Dealogic, Citi has advised on many deals in the EMEA region and is at the top of the league with transactions close to $191bn. Harding-Jones is succeeding Wilhelm Schulz, who in January became the Chairman of EMEA M&A and a Co-Head of Citi’s New Global Communications Group. #SpartanInternational