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Barclays Wealth Management & Investments Makes Four New Hires

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The latest moves and appointments at Barclays Wealth Management and Investments in the East Region, UK.

Barclays Wealth Management & Investments has appointed Greig Townsend, Benjamin Lamers, Scott Heslin and Rob Houston to strengthen its east regional team in the UK.

Starting from 1 June, Greig Townsend (pictured above) was appointed team manager of the east region, which covers Norwich, Cambridge, Ipswich and the surrounding areas. He is responsible for a team of east regional wealth managers, focused on building relationships with clients to provide a tailored wealth management approach. Townsend, who reports to Paul Shaw, head of London and South East, Barclays Wealth Management & Investments, is joining from Santander. Previously, he worked at Barclays for six years as a portfolio manager and private banker, the firm said.

Benjamin Lamers, who joined on 9 June, has been appointed east region director, Barclays Wealth Management & Investments, reporting to Greig Townsend. Lamers has joined from Brown Shipley, where he worked as a client director, supporting clients to manage and invest their wealth.

In addition, Scott Heslin and Rob Houston were appointed wealth managers in April, covering the east region. They joined the firm from Brewin Dolphin and Barclays Premier respectively.

Welcoming them to the firm, Paul Shaw, head of London and South East, Barclays Wealth Management & Investments, said: “Barclays Wealth Management & Investments is well placed to meet the needs of individuals looking to best manage, invest and plan for the future, and our east regional team is on hand to build proactive and strong relationships with clients in Norwich, Cambridge, Ipswich and the surrounding areas.”

Barclays Wealth Management & Investment offers a range of services for clients in the UK, bringing together savings, digital Investing, Barclays Investment Solutions and Wealth Management.

Barclays Private Bank is a partner for international affluent, high net worth clients and global family offices, with offices in key financial centres, including Switzerland, Monaco, the Middle East, Ireland, India, Singapore, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.