COUTTS APPOINTS KEITH WILSON AS HEAD OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES DEVELOPMENT
14 Aug, 2012
Coutts is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Wilson as Managing Director, Head of Products & Services Development (PSD), effective today. In this newly-created role, Mr Wilson will lead the PSD team internationally. He will be London-based and will report to Ian Ewart, Managing Director, Head of Products, Services & Marketing.
The Products & Services Development team will drive the overall delivery process for new products; from development of the proposed solution through to implementation and management of the existing product suite.
Mr Wilson joins from Barclays Wealth and Investment Management where he was Head of Product for Barclays Wealth Advisory. In this role, he led the team responsible for developing and delivering new products as well as managing the existing portfolio of products. Prior to this, Mr Wilson held a number of senior roles in the Structured Capital Markets at Barclays and as part of Structured Solutions at Citigroup. Prior to this, Mr Wilson spent five years as a tax lawyer with Linklaters.
Ian Ewart said: “The Products & Services Development team has been formed to better meet the growing demand from clients who have increasingly diverse investment needs. This team will work closely with product managers and support functions to safely deliver new products and supervise our existing product range to ensure our overall product suite is dynamically managed.”
“Mr Wilson’s appointment further demonstrates our continued growth plans and complements the recent senior hires in Products & Services at Coutts, in the UK, Switzerland and Asia. Providing our clients with exceptional wealth management that meets their evolving needs is a key driver in our strategy for growth.”