WH Ireland Group, a wealth manager based in London, has hired Paul Jones from Brewin Dolphin to serve as its new COO.
Jones will oversee all aspects of the firm’s outsourced relationships as well as its middle office and IT functions.
He will report to the WH Ireland CEO Richard Killingbeck and will also have a seat on the firm’s executive committee.
Jones worked for five years at Brewin Dolphin, holding various roles such as head of transformation, co-head of London office, and chief of staff.
Previously, he also had stints at Lloyds TSB, Skandia Investments, as well as AXA Life and Pensions.
“We are delighted to welcome Paul, who joins us with extensive experience in operations and distribution across major wealth management firms. This experience will help further transition the Company in achieving its ambition of becoming a leading, advice driven financial services company. His appointment coincides with strong growth across both divisions and as both prepare for ambitious further growth plans,” Killingbeck said.