Kleinwort Benson has strengthened its services to private clients with the appointment of Thomas Cummins as Director of its Private Wealth Management business.
He joins Kleinwort Benson from Deutsche Bank International where he was Relationship Manager with a focus on those clients based in the Channel Islands and East Africa.
Thomas began his career in finance in Guernsey and gained more than 16 years’ experience of working for various high profile financial institutions, before moving to Jersey in 2003.
At Kleinwort Benson Thomas will look after private clients and their advisors in the Channel Islands, but specialising in Eastern African business opportunities, travelling extensively to this region.
He joins the Jersey-based Private Wealth Management team which is responsible for overseeing the wealth management of Kleinwort Benson’s Ultra High Net Worth and High Net Worth clients, and assisting them in providing tailored personal solutions.
Thomas is a member of both the Personal Finance Society and Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
“Thomas joins Kleinwort Benson with strong credentials and extensive background in client relationship management. This client-centric and service-led approach fits in with the overall culture and philosophy at Kleinwort Benson,” said Sean Baudin, Senior Officer – Jersey, and Head of Fiduciary at Kleinwort Benson.
“2012 is a landmark year for Kleinwort Benson as it marks our 50th anniversary in Jersey. Our Private Wealth Management team has been providing bespoke investment and wealth planning solutions to high net worth individuals and their families since the very start, in 1962.”
Kleinwort Benson’s Private Wealth Management business is supported by an experienced Investment Services team, which is able to provide a range of advisory and discretionary investment solutions. The Private Wealth Management team works in partnership with a network of Professional Advisors, including the Kleinwort Benson Fiduciary Services teams across Jersey, Guernsey, London and the Isle of Man, to deliver comprehensive wealth planning solutions.