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Kleinwort Hambros Adds To UK Teams

Editorial Staff, 30 September 2021

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The bank, which in the summer talked to this news service about its regional strategy, has hired extra personnel to join its teams in Cambridge and London.

The UK private bank, Kleinwort Hambros, has made a number of hires for its teams in London and Cambridge.

Tracey Beechey has joined the UK domestic team, based in London. Beechey is a Chartered Wealth Manager and financial planner with significant experience in managing high net worth clients’ assets. She joined from HSBC Private Bank and reports to Andrew Costard, team leader, UK domestic private banking at Kleinwort Hambros.

Heather Sonnet and Dean Stewart are joining the Cambridge team, reporting to Mark Sinclair, head of the Cambridge office. With over 27 years’ experience, Sonnet most recently launched and developed the Cambridge office for Brewin Dolphin. Stewart has more than 20 years’ experience in the private banking industry and is joining from HSBC Private Bank, where he was responsible for private clients in the Midlands region.

Additionally, Nji Lorimer is joining the senior wealth planning team in London and will report to Andrew Dixon, head of wealth planning.  Lorimer previously worked at London and Capital and Grant Thornton.

“These latest appointments are testament to the growth of our UK business and our ability to attract senior talent to drive the ongoing transformation of Kleinwort Hambros. As we continue to recruit, we are confident they will contribute to our ambition to be the leading responsible bank for client service and expertise,” Derek Hammond, commercial director, Kleinwort Hambros, said.

The UK private bank, part of Societe Generale, spoke to this news service in July about its approach to its regional UK strategy. This news service gave an overview of the development here.

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