Kleinwort Hambros announces senior appointments to Group and Channel Islands business


Kleinwort Hambros has announced several senior appointments in the UK and Channel Islands (CI Bank) to continue strengthening the execution of the Bank’s business and growth strategy.

Christophe Huchet has been appointed Group Chief Risk Officer for Kleinwort Hambros, by the Board of Kleinwort Hambros Bank UK Ltd, to oversee implementation of the risk function. Following four years as CEO of the CI Bank, Christophe will bring his strong experience and knowledge of the Group to continue ensuring a robust risk management for the Bank. Christophe will take up his new role in London by 1st  October 2021, pending regulatory approval.

Phil McIlwraith has been appointed CEO of the CI Bank, subject to regualtory approval, to continue developing and growing the CI business with the support of all the local teams. Phil has been CEO and Group Head of Trust & Fiduciary Services in the Channel Islands for the past three years. With 31 years’ experience with the Kleinwort Hambros Group, Phil will play a pivotal role in the growth and development of the CI business.

In addition, David Bromley, currently Group Chief Risk Officer, has been appointed to take over from Phil as CEO and Group Head of Trust & Fiduciary Services in the Channel Islands, to continue to strengthen its activity as a key contributor to the Bank.

Kleinwort Hambros CEO, Mouhammed Choukeir, commented: “Between them, Christophe, Phil and David bring a wealth of experience at the highest level and will each be instrumental in supporting the growth of our business across the regions. These strategic moves support Kleinwort Hambros in our ambitious plans to be the leading responsible bank for client service and expertise.”

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