Schroders Personal Wealth appoints new CEO

Replaces Peter Hetherington

Mark Duckworth is set to start his new role in September

Mark Duckworth is set to start his new role in September

Former Openwork boss Mark Duckworth has been appointed Schroders Personal Wealth's new CEO, replacing Peter Hetherington.

Duckworth has more than 30 years of experience in financial services including nine years at Openwork, where he led the company to independence from Zurich Insurance Group. Peter Hetherington, chief executive officer at Schroders Personal Wealth, announced he would step down from his role after less than a year at the firm to "pursue other prospective opportunities" on 18 June.  Duckworth said of Schroders: "It has a fantastic brand, built on the heritage of its parent companies, significant capital behind it and, most importantly, the ambition to grow to become a market leading advic...

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