Brewin Dolphin has appointed Thomas Lack as chief operating officer from Coutts where he held the role of head of wealth operations.
Prior to Coutts, Mr Lack worked in finance and operations roles at RBS Global Banking & Markets, Morgan Stanley and UBS. He is a chartered accountant and has over 20 years’ experience in financial services. Brewin said Mr Lack would bring "very valuable knowledge in process design and managing technology and infrastructure projects".
Mr Lack will report directly to chief executive David Nicol and will be a member of the group’s executive committee.
In another move Stephen Jones, formerly head of Brewin Dolphin Birmingham and latterly head of the Midlands region – has been appointed senior regional director and a member of the group executive committee. He reports directly to Stephen Ford, head of investment management and director of Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
Stephen Jones is chairman of the regional directors’ committee which includes Richard Platt who has taken over responsibility for the Midlands as head of the central region, Richard Croydon director of the south region; Marc Wilkinson director for Scotland and the north and Hal Catherwood director of the islands, including Northern Ireland, Dublin and the Channel Islands. Rupert Tyler has been made head of the London office and will be supported by an executive committee of seven of the senior London divisional directors.