Kleinwort Hambros appoints Christophe Huchet as CEO of Channel Islands

Date: 21 Jan 2019


Kleinwort Hambros has today announced that Christophe Huchet has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of SG Kleinwort Hambros (Channel Islands) Ltd, with immediate effect. Based in Jersey, but covering all the Channel Islands, Huchet is also a member of the Executive Committee of Kleinwort Hambros.

Huchet has been Deputy CEO of the Channel Islands since January 2018. With over 16 years’ working for Societe Generale, Huchet has held several senior positions within the Group, starting his career in Paris before moving to Hong Kong and then Milan, where he was Chief Operating Officer of Societe Generale’s Milan branch.

Reporting to John Maitland, Chief Executive Officer of Kleinwort Hambros, Huchet will be responsible for developing the business strategy in the Channel Islands and providing banking, investment and wealth management solutions to domestic and international clients, and financial intermediaries.

John Maitland, Chief Executive Officer of Kleinwort Hambros, commented:

“With his strong credentials and experience in the banking industry, we are extremely pleased that Christophe has taken up the key role of CEO for the Channel Islands. We are dedicated to this part of the business and have a clear strategy to further strengthen and enhance our local offering to clients. Christophe’s track record of leading teams and growing business lines makes him the ideal person to drive the business forward and reinforces our commitment to the region.”

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