Lloyds nabs Close Brothers investment director

Business-Handshake-General-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgLloyds Private Banking has appointed Jon Wingent as head of portfolio specialists in its wealth investment office.

The unit was launched a year ago as an investment support and technical knowledge to Lloyds private banking teams across the UK.

Jon, who will report to chief investment officer Markus Stadlmann, was investment director at Close Borthers Asset Management where he also worked on multi and single asset portfolio advice for the firm.

He also held investment roles at EFG Private Bank, Merrill Lynch and Barclays Wealth for their high net worth clients in the UK and offshore.

Stadlmann says: “Jon increases the investment leadership at Lloyds Private Banking, strengthening an already well-established and well-connected team of investment experts.

“His background in money management and experience with private clients allows us to improve the support and guidance which we provide to our client-facing colleagues and, ultimately, our customers.”