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Former Kleinwort Benson CEO joins research provider
06 December 2016
Tennant joined Style Research on 1 December as chair of the board
Sally Tennant, a former chief executive
officer of Kleinwort Benson, has joined Style Research, a
research provider of portfolio style, risk and performance
Tennant joined Style on 1 December as
chair of the board, alongside non-executive directors, Jeremy
Hand and David England, both from Lyceum Capital. Kirsten
English remains CEO of Style Research.
In addition to her role at Style Research,
Tennant will continue to serve as non-executive chairman of
Duncan Lawrie Private Banking, vice-chair of the advisory board
of Paladin Capital Group and director of Ledunfly SA.
Tennant previously served as CEO of
Kleinwort Benson, the London-based wealth management company
for three years. She stepped down in April 2014 and was
replaced by Martha Boeckenfield, the CFO of the
firm’s parent company, RHJ International.
Kleinwort Benson is soon to be integrated
with Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros in early 2017,
following the French bank’s acquisition of the
business from its French peer, Oddo Group. The newly combined
company will have more than £14bn in assets under
management, making it one of the largest wealth management
companies in the country.