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Nick Batiste appointed managing director of Saffery Champness in Guernsey

Date: 25 Apr 2014

Citywealth

Nick Batiste joined Saffery Champness over 21 years ago and has worked his way up through the ranks of the firm, which has 113 locally-based employees, to become managing director of the Guernsey business. He succeeds Kelvin Hudson, who has been managing director for 13 years and who will remain in the full-time senior role of executive chairman while also devoting more time to his principal practice area, managing the affairs of ultra-high net worth private clients.

Hudson said: “Nick has been a loyal and committed employee of Saffery Champness for more than two decades and has worked at every level in the fiduciary business. One might describe him as a product of the firm’s development. Having decided to relinquish the day-to-day running of the business, I am confident that he will make an excellent managing director, well-equipped to take the business forward.‚Äù

Batiste said: I look forward to working with my fellow directors to plan and implement the future strategy for the Guernsey business and further build on the solid foundations established under Kelvin’s leadership.‚Äù

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