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Standard Life Aberdeen appoints Caroline Connellan as new CEO of personal wealth

City AM logo City AM 17/05/2021 Damian Shepherd
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Standard Life Aberdeen has appointed Brooks Macdonald CEO Caroline Connellan as its new chief executive of personal wealth.

The firm, which will retain its vowels until its summer rebrand as Abrdn, will welcome Connellan to its London offices.

She will report directly to CEO Stephen Bird as a member of the executive leadership team.

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Connellan will join Standard Life Aberdeen from wealth manager Brooks Macdonald, having led the business since 2017.

Prior to this, she held senior roles at HSBC and has consulting experience across the asset management and wealth sector with McKinsey.

Stephen Bird, CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen, said that Connellan will bring a “deep customer-centric mindset” to the firm.

“The appointment of Caroline to lead our personal wealth business will be instrumental in delivering our objectives and I’m extremely pleased that she has shown strong confidence in our strategy and brand by joining us.”

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