Apcims announces new chairman

The Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers has named Tim Ingram as chairman after incumbent John Hall annnounced he would be stepping down as chairman after six years.

Hall will be succeeded by Tim Ingram, chairman of RSM Tenon. Ingram’s position will be official at the Apcims annual general meeting on 31 October 2012.

Ingram began his career in the financial industry in 1969 at ANZ/Grindlays Bank where he stayed for 22 years in various job roles. Following this he has held senior positions at organisations such as chief executive of First National Corporation, managing director of Abbey National and chief executive of CaledoniaInvestments. Most recently he has been chairman of Collins Stewart Hawkpoint and a non-executive director at Savills and at Alliance Trust.

Ingram says: “The responsible stewardship and handling of personal long term savings, which is the business of Apcims’ member firms, has more importance than ever. I very much look forward to my involvement in this vital area of financial services”

Apcims chief executive Tim May adds: “I am extremely pleased to have another Tim involved in the Apcims community and the work we undertake on behalf of our members. I look forward to working with Tim and welcoming him to the team.”