bulletEDITOR'S PICKS

 

Momentum waives QROPS transfer fee

From Retirement

Momentum, a provider of Qualifying Recognized Overseas Pensions Schemes (QROPS), has waived...
view article

Hansard unveils new global distribution networks

From Products Mar 2 2015 @ 10:50

Hansard Global, the FTSE-listed long-term savings provider has unveiled the latest...
view article


bulletRELATED ARTICLES

 

bulletNEWS

 

LATEST NEWS

Sanlam rebrands in ‘final hurdle’ of global development

The UK arm of one of South Africa’s largest life assurance companies, Sanlam Group...
view article

RBC Wealth appoints David Foster to head...

From People Mar 2 2015 @ 15:38

EQ to launch top-end investment service...

From Products Mar 2 2015 @ 15:15

MORE FROM United Kingdom

LATEST NEWS

Hansard unveils new global distribution networks

Hansard Global, the FTSE-listed long-term savings provider has...
view article

An expat’s guide to the French tax system

From Analysis Mar 2 2015 @ 10:00

Six reasons to remain bullish on healthcare

From Products Mar 2 2015 @ 09:00

MORE FROM Products

LATEST NEWS

Gibraltar SX to give small funds entry to Europe

Gibraltar SX to give small funds entry to EuropeGibraltar’s first stock exchange is to give European investors access to funds...
view article

Jersey to evolve QROPS legislation ‘step...

From Retirement Feb 27 2015 @ 12:23

Profit and sales drop at Old Mutual...

From Life Feb 27 2015 @ 11:51

MORE FROM Europe



Generali Int’l appoints ex Skandia head to bank distribution role

From People Jan 3 2012 BY: Will Jackson , Online editor , Expert Investor Europe

Add to My News Comments (0)

Add to My News Print

Add to My News

add to twitter

add to linkedin


Guernsey-based life insurer Generali International has hired James Weston, the former head of strategic partners at Skandia International, for its newly-created head of bank distribution role.

At Skandia, Weston was responsible for managing global bank and IFA relationships, and his appointment by Generali is in line with the company’s ambition to expand its distribution model to include international and consumer banks, in addition to the private banking sector.

According to Generali, which operates across East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe, Weston will develop relationships with banking partners throughout the key markets in which it is authorised and has a local presence, especially Guernsey, Hong Kong and Singapore.

He will also seek to develop opportunities in the United Arab Emirates, in partnership with the UAE branch of Assicurazioni Generali, the parent company of Generali International.

Weston has worked for more than 11 years in the financial services sector, during which time he has lived in Hong Kong, London and Zurich. After two years as the Asia sales director at Porton Capital, a private equity fund house, Weston joined Skandia in Hong Kong in 2004.

He moved to London in 2005 to manage Skandia International’s global key accounts, including Barclays, deVere, HSBC, Lloyds and RBS, and relocated to Switzerland in 2008 under the same role. More recently, he worked for the strategy department of Old Mutual, Skandia’s parent.

Add to My News Comments (0)

Add to My News Print

Add to My News

add to twitter

add to linkedin


COMMENTS


Have your say

(Be the first to) Have your say!

Please sign in or register here to leave a comment. Registration is free and only takes a few moments.






Share us on Twitter

SHARE US ON TWITTER
Join the community

Join us on Linked In

SHARE ON LINKED IN
Inform your colleagues

Switch to our mobile site

SWITCH TO MOBILE SITE
News on the go

Back tot he top of the page

BACK TO TOP OF PAGE
Just click here...