Three new relationship management professionals have joined Julius Baer International’s team to further grow its regional footprint and demonstrate the firm’s long-term commitment to the UK market.

Zurich/London, 19 March 2019 — Today, Julius Baer International announces three new hires to support business growth and regional expansion across the UK. The new hires follow the strategic appointments made last year, as the business continues to grow its presence in the UK market to better serve clients across the country.

David Durlacher, CEO, Julius Baer International said: “We are committed to investing further in the UK and Ireland, making our unique wealth management approach available across the country. Last year, we made considerable strides in expanding our presence across the regions, and these new hires continue to demonstrate our long-term commitment to the market as we identify and pursue tactical growth opportunities across the UK.”

The new hires include:

Colin Aitken, who brings over 30 years of wealth management experience in the UK market, having joined from UBS Wealth Management UK. Colin was co-founder and former Head of UBS’ Scottish Office for nine years, prior to which he worked for Merrill Lynch International Bank Limited, Adam and Company Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland. Colin will be based in Edinburgh.

Mark Dooner is based in Manchester and joins the business from Tilney, where he was responsible for Investment Management and Financial Planning advice. Prior to this, Mark held senior roles at PwC Investment Advisory and Barclays Wealth & Investment Management.

Laurence Patmore joins from Barclays Wealth, bringing over 20 years’ of industry experience. Based in East Anglia, Laurence has built strong relationships with professional advisers in this region and will look to utilise his existing network to drive business growth and support clients based in and around Cambridge. 

Calum Brewster, Managing Director, Head of UK Regional Offices, commented: “At Julius Baer International, we pride ourselves on offering clients a differentiated service and this is only possible by ensuring a dynamic and diverse team of professionals who together deliver the unexpected. Our new appointments demonstrate our commitment to hiring exceptional individuals, and we are delighted to welcome them to the team as we continue to grow our presence across the regions.”