Kleinwort Benson has made two senior appointments within its offshore private wealth management business. Andrew Warren has joined as Head of Business Management and Jonathan Hibbs has joined as PWM Support Team Leader. They report to Clive T Wright, Managing Director of Private Wealth Management Offshore Division and are based in Kleinwort Benson’s Jersey office.
Mr Warren has a strong background within private and intermediary banking and joins from Deutsche Bank, where he spent 10 years, latterly as Head of the Relationship Service Team, responsible for private clients in the Channel Islands, Middle East and Africa regions.
Mr Hibbs has over 25 years’ finance experience also joins Kleinwort Benson from Deutsche Bank, where he was an Account Manager in the Private Client Team and a primary point of contact for high and ultra-high net worth clients’ day-today banking, investment and custody needs.
Along with these new hires, Leigh Driscoll has been promoted to Private Wealth Manager. She has over 10 years’ experience in private banking and prior to joining Kleinwort Benson in 2010 was with ABN Amro where she was primary contact for a portfolio of high net worth clients.
As key members of the Private Wealth Management Offshore team they will support the needs of High Net Worth individuals, intermediaries and select corporate clients, providing investment and corporate solutions to our clients and their professional advisers.
Clive Wright said, “Andrew and Jonathan have strong experience in managing and developing relationships with private clients and intermediaries and this experience will be a great asset as we continue to grow our business. That we can attract such high calibre individuals is testament to the strength of our brand and proposition. Leigh’s promotion demonstrates the real drive and passion we expect from our Private Wealth Managers and she will make a strong addition to our growing team.”
Kleinwort Benson is one of the island’s longest established banks and in 2012 is celebrating its 50th year in Jersey.