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Hawksford appoints Michel van Leeuwen as new CEO

Date: 10 Nov 2016

Citywealth

Michel van Leeuwen, a financial services and fin-tech business professional, has joined Hawksford as group CEO. He brings thirty years of industry experience from leadership roles at Cordium and Microsoft Capital Markets.

Philip Taylor, chairman of Hawksford, said, “We are thrilled that a business leader of Michel’s calibre has been appointed to lead Hawksford. His specialist market knowledge and M&A experience will be vital in helping Hawksford to achieve its international ambitions.”

Hawksford has 220 employees and offices in Jersey, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates.The company, backed by UK private equity firm Dunedin, plans to double its overall size and increase its geographical footprint over the next three to five years.

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