The British bank’s senior technology banker in the United States will become the fifth top investment banker to leave the bank ahead of a strategic overhaul due this week, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
HIGHTOWER ADVISORS LLC
The independent adviser-owned firm, which has expanded by hiring away from top U.S. brokerages, said it hired a team of veteran advisers from the Guth Group at Morgan Stanley to expand its presence in Columbus, Ohio.
The bank’s wealth management unit said on Monday that it hired veteran advisers from UBS AG for its Louisville office. The advisors, J. Stuart Mitchell and Robert Schenkenfelder, managed about $715 million in client assets and had fees and commissions in excess of about $1.8 million at UBS.
TOWERS WATSON & CO
The employee benefits consultancy firm said it appointed Keith Goodby senior investment consultant in its Insurance Investment Advisory Group (IIAG), to focus on expanding the company’s investment services to insurance companies.