RBC has announced that its global head of Investor & Treasury Services, Antony Johnson, will shortly take up the reins as head of UK distribution for the bank’s Wealth Management sector.
This is a new role created by RBC and will come into effect in March. Johnson will report to RBC Wealth Management chief executive officer Stuart Rutledge.
Johnson previously worked as sales vice president at Citbank and spent five years at RBC Global services before leaving for an executive vice president role at BISYS Fund Services. He returned to RBC in 2003.
Commenting on the appointment, Rutledge said: “Tony is a consummate distribution and sales professional and is the perfect leader to help develop and articulate our value proposition to the market.”
He added: “The British Isles is an important market for RBC Wealth Management and with Tony at its helm our outstanding team of UK and Channel Islands-based relationship managers is destined for even greater success.”
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