Investec appoints CEO for UK Wealth and Investment business

Current CCO Barbara-Ann King

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Barbara-Ann King's appointment is still subject to regulatory approval.
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Barbara-Ann King's appointment is still subject to regulatory approval.

Investec has appointed current CCO Barbara-Ann King as the new CEO for the group’s UK Wealth and Investment business.

King will take over from Ciaran Whelan, who took over the role in April 2020 following Jonathan Wragg's decade-long stint in order to reposition and integrate the UK wealth business into the group.  For the first time in the group's history, Investec's two most senior leadership positions in the UK will be held by women, as Ruth Leas was named CEO of Investec Bank in 2019.  The CEO-elect will assume her new responsibilities and join the group executive team in October, subject to regulatory approval. Whelan will continue as MD of Investec and remain a member of the Investec Wealth and...

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