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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Knight Frank, Standard Chartered, Others

Editorial Staff 29 May 2018

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Knight Frank, Standard Chartered, Others

The latest moves in wealth management across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Knight Frank
Global property consultancy Knight Frank has expanded its “global prime” team as part of its offering to private clients.

The team is led by Paddy Dring, head of global prime sales consists of Knight Frank’s Private Office. It is based in London and run by Rory Penn and Thomas van Straubenzee, alongside a specialist group of global property experts. The office advises on residential and commercial properties, concentrating on buying and selling real estate for private clients, advisors and family offices.

The team is as follows: Daniel Daggers (London); Alasdair Pritchard (International); Deborah Watt (Commercial Investments); Liam Bailey (Global Research); Charles Penny (London); Rupert Des Forges (London Residential Development); Tom Smith (Lettings); Katya Zenkovich (Russia); Stuart Cole (UK Country Homes & Estates); Sami Robertson (London). 

Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered has appointed Shada El Borno as regional head of global subsidiaries for the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) markets, and head of global subsidiaries for UAE. 

In this role, El Borno will be responsible for managing the bank’s GS business for MENAP and will also join the global GS management team.
She has been with Standard Chartered for 22 years. She has held a number of senior roles at the bank, most recently as the regional head of business management, global banking MENAP. 

El Borno will report into Mohamed Salama, country head global banking UAE for the local GS business; Sarmad Lone, regional head of GB, MENAP, for the overall MENAP GS business; and to Rob Snell, global head of global subsidiaries. 

ABN AMRO has appointed Tom de Swaan as chairman of ABN AMRO Group and ABN AMRO Bank supervisory board, subject to regulatory approval.

de Swaan was a member of the governing board of De Nederlandsche Bank, member of the executive board and chief financial officer of ABN AMRO, and chairman of the board of the Zurich Insurance Group.

He will succeed Steven ten Have, who has been acting chairman of the supervisory board since 5 February.

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