Kleinwort Benson today announces that Nick Bennett has been appointed as Head of Private Wealth Management in Guernsey. Nick will join Kleinwort Benson’s Guernsey office in February 2013 and report to Clive Wright, Head of PWM, Offshore.
Nick has over 20 years’ banking experience and will work closely with Clive and Valentina Tacchino, Head of PWM International, to support the needs of High Net Worth individuals, intermediaries and corporate clients, and to drive the growth of the international business.
He joins Kleinwort Benson from Schroders Private Banking, where he spent 13 years, most recently as an Executive Director and Head of Private Banking in the Channel Islands. While at Schroders, Nick led a team that was responsible for significant growth in the Channel Islands banking and credit businesses, working with both private clients and offshore professional advisers. Prior to this, Nick was with Lloyds TSB.
Commenting on the appointment, Clive Wright said: “We celebrate our 50th year in Guernsey in 2013 and I am delighted that Nick will be joining us as we continue to strengthen our offering to offshore clients and drive the growth of our international business.”
Stephen Rothwell, Head of Private Wealth Management at Kleinwort Benson, added: “Nick has a deep knowledge of the international private banking market and will be a great asset to our team. His track record in looking after the needs of highly complex, multi-jurisdictional private clients and institutions adds further impetus to the development of Kleinwort Benson’s Private Wealth Management business.”