Lombard International Group, a wealth and succession planning for high net worth individuals, families and institutions, has today announced the appointment of Stuart Parkinson as the new Group Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors.
Parkinson will be joining on April 1 2020 and take responsibility for leading and managing all parts of the group. Stuart has over 27 years of international experience in banking and financial services having worked across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US for HSBC. Most recently he was Global Chief Investment Officer of HSBC Private Banking. Stuart has significant experience in managing diverse teams and businesses, bringing resources together across multiple geographies to enhance propositions to best serve clients.
As part of the Company’s succession plan, the Board is also announcing that John Hillman will be appointed Executive Chairman on April 1 2020, enabling him to focus his time on new strategic initiatives for the Group.
John Hillman, Group Chief Executive Officer, Lombard International Group, commented: “Following a strong 2019 performance and as Lombard International continues to grow our leadership position in Europe and the US, now is the right time to initiate our succession plan. I’m delighted that Stuart has decided to join our Group. He is a highly experienced global financial services leader and will bring great energy and fresh thinking as we expand our distribution footprint in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the US.”
Stuart Parkinson said: “I’m excited to be joining such an entrepreneurial company that I have admired for many years. Lombard International Group is in a strong position to support the needs of high net worth individuals, families and institutions who are becoming more international in their outlook as the complex global geopolitical and economic environment continues to evolve at rapid pace. I’m looking forward to meeting partners, clients and colleagues in due course.”