UBS Wealth Management has appointed Karan Sejpal as regional head of north west and Yorkshire to meet increased demand for its services in the regions.

Sejpal, who has spent the past two years as regional head north west, will take on the dual role of regional head for the north west and Yorkshire.

He will split his time equally between the Leeds and Manchester offices, the wealth manager said.

Karan, who has more than 10 years’ experience in wealth management industry, previously held positions at Credit Suisse and Barclays Wealth.

UBS Wealth Management also appointed Jane Booth as associate client adviser in its north west office.

Jonathan Brown, head of regions, said: “Karan, with his knowledge of Yorkshire and the North West, is well placed to lead these offices and ensure we continue to deliver a first-class service for our clients.

“We also welcome Jane to our North West office. We are constantly on the lookout for the best talent in the North to bolster our regional offices.”