CWB Group appoints Chief Investment Officer
We are delighted to announce that CWB Group has appointed Stella Smith as Chief Investment Officer.
Stella joins from Ingenious where she was Senior Investment Director, leading a team which developed relationships with investors and advisers. Prior to this she was Director, Retail and Private Wealth, at HBOS Treasury. Stella built the financial markets wealth proposition at HBOS, and her role expanded after joining to cover the multi-branded Retail distribution channels across the Group.
Stella joined HBOS from Lloyds TSB Financial Markets and the majority of her early career was in private banking at C. Hoare & Co. Stella holds a variety of banking and financial markets qualifications.
Simon Hellier, Group Managing Director for CWB said “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Stella to CWB. Bringing in someone of her calibre and experience is a major plus for our Group. Working with our Management Team and financial planners, Stella will lead and enhance our investment proposition, add value to our wider services and ultimately bring greater benefits to our clients”.
Stella Smith commented “I am very excited to be joining the CWB Group. Having seen its growth and development in recent years and learning of its plans moving forward, I couldn’t wait to become part of this growing success story. I am looking forward to working with the team to build on our client investment proposition, and focus on delivering the very best solutions for our clients”.