WH Ireland has appointed Richard Killingbeck as Chief Executive Officer after receiving approval from the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
The corporate broking and private wealth management company said Killingbeck has agreed to take on the role with immediate effect.
Rupert Lowe, Chairman of WH Ireland commented: "I am delighted that, following FSA approval, Richard Killingbeck has agreed to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer.
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"Richard brings significant financial sector experience to the company gained over the past 25 years and this experience will help WH Ireland as it continues to expand the business in the years ahead."
Killingbeck been filling in since December's announcement that Paul Compton stepped down from the position.
He started his career at Cazenove Partners in 1984 before joining Morgan Grenfell and holding management positions at Singer & Friedlander Investment Management, Close Brothers Asset Management and Credit Suisse.
Killingbeck joined WH Ireland in 2012 to lead the private wealth management side of the business.
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