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UK Private Bank Names Former RBS Chief As New Chairman

Wendy Spires, Group Deputy Editor, London, 16 May 2012

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Brown Shipley, the UK-based private bank, has named former Royal Bank of Scotland UK chief executive Alan Dickinson as its new chairman.

Brown Shipley, the UK-based private bank, has appointed former Royal Bank of Scotland UK chief executive Alan Dickinson as its new chairman.

Dickinson, who retired from RBS in 2010, was CEO of the group’s UK division from 2008 to 2009, a role in which he ran the RBS and Natwest branch networks, the mortgage and credit card businesses and the UK corporate bank. Before this he was CEO of UK corporate banking.

Dickinson replaces Stephen Blaney as chairman of Brown Shipley. Blaney was with the bank and its predecessors for a total of 34 years; Fairmount Group, the pensions and asset management firm which he founded, was acquired by Brown Shipley in 2001.

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